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PHPFM Arbitrary File Upload Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for arbitrary file upload vulnerability in PHPFM

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is prone to an
arbitrary file upload vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host appears to be running PHPFM, a web-based file manager
written in PHP.

The version of PHPFM installed on the remote host permits anyone to
upload arbitrary files and then to execute them subject to the
rights of the web server user id.

See also :

Solution :

Set 'AllowUpload' to false in 'conf/' or restrict access
to trusted users.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.2

Networks Security ID: 15335

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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