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Vulnerability Assessment Details

PHP-Fusion Database Backup Disclosure

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks the version of the remote PHP-Fusion

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is prone to
information disclosure.

Description :

A vulnerability exists in the remote version of PHP-Fusion that may
permit a possible hacker to obtain a dump of the remote database. PHP-Fusion
has the ability to create database backups and store them on the web
server, in the directory '/fusion_admin/db_backups/'. Since there is
no access control on that directory, a possible hacker may guess the name of
a backuped database and download it.

See also :

http://echo.or.id/adv/adv04-y3dips-2004.txt

Solution :

Use a .htaccess file or the equivalent to control access to files in
the backup directory.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:N/I:N/B:C)

Networks Security ID: 10974

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2006 Tenable Network Security

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