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PHP.EXE / Apache Win32 Arbitrary File Reading Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tests for PHP.EXE / Apache Win32 Arbitrary File Reading Vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

A configuration vulnerability exists for PHP.EXE cgi running on Apache
for Win32 platforms. It is reported that the installation text recommends
configuration options in httpd.conf that create a security vulnerability,
permiting arbitrary files to be read from the host running PHP. Remote users
can directly execute the PHP binary:

http://www.somehost.com/php/php.exe?c:\winnt\win.ini

Solution: Obtain the latest version from http://www.php.net

References:
http://www.securitytracker.com/alerts/2002/Jan/1003104.html
http://www.php.net

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 3786

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2002 Matt Moore

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