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PowerPortal Path Dislcosure

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of an Path Disclosure bug in PowerPortal

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is using PowerPortal, a content management system,
written in PHP.

A vulnerability exists in the remote version of this product which may permit
a remote attacker to cause the product to disclose the path it is installed
under. A possible hacker may use this flaw to gain more knowledge about the setup
of the remote host, and therefore prepare better attacks.

Solution : Upgrade to the latest version of this software.
Network Security Threat Level: Low

Networks Security ID: 10622

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Noam Rathaus

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