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PHPix directory traversal vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
PHPix directory traversal vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
PHPix program permits a possible hacker to read arbitrary files on the remote web server, prefixing the pathname of the file with ..%2F..%2F..

Example:
GET /Album/?mode=album&album=..%2F..%2F..%2F..%2F..%2F..%2F..%2F..%2Fetc&dispsize=640&start=0

will return all the files that are nested within /etc directory.

Solution: Contact your vendor for the latest software release.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 1773

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 Zorgon

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