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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Post-Nuke information disclosure (2)

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Determine if a remote host is vulnerable to the opendir.php vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running post-nuke. It is possible to use it
to acertain the full path to its installation on the server
or the name of the database used, by doing a request like :

/modules.php?op=modload&name=Sections&file=index&req=viewarticle&artid=

A possible hacker may use these flaws to gain a more intimate knowledge
of the remote host.

Solution : Change the members list rights to admins only, or disable
the members list module completely
Network Security Threat Level: Low

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Tenable Network Security

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