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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Tries to exploit SQL injection issue in PatchLink Update
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote web server contains an ASP script that is prone to SQL
The remote host is running PatchLink Update Server, a patch and
vulnerability management solution.
The version of PatchLink Update Server installed on the remote fails
to sanitize user-supplied input to the 'agentid' and 'pass' parameters
of the '/dagent/downloadreport.asp' script before using it to
construct database queries. An unauthenticated attacker can exploit
this flaw to manipulate database queries, which might lead to
disclosure of sensitive information, modification of data, or attacks
against the underlying database.
Note that Novell ZENworks Patch Management is based on PatchLink
Update Server and is affected as well.
See also :
Upgrade to version 126.96.36.1990 if using Novell ZENworks Patch
Network Security Threat Level:
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
Networks Security ID: 21473
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security
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