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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Check if Plume CMS is vulnerable to a file inclusion flaw
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is running a PHP application that is prone
to local and remote file inclusion attacks.
The system is running Plume CMS a simple but powerful
content management system.
The version installed does not sanitize user input in the
'_PX_config[manager_path]' parameter in the 'prepend.php' file.
This permits a possible hacker to include arbitrary files and execute code
on the system.
This flaw is exploitable if PHP's register_globals is enabled.
See also :
Either sanitize the prepend.php
file as advised by the developer (see first URL) or
upgrade to Plume CMS version 1.0.3 or later
Network Security Threat Level:
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
Networks Security ID: 16662
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Ferdy Riphagen
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