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QWikiwiki directory traversal vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of a File Inclusion Vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running QWikiwiki, a Wiki application written in PHP.

The remote version of this software contains a validation input flaw
which may permit a possible hacker to use it to read arbitrary files on the
remote host with the rights of the web server.

Solution : Upgrade to the newest version of this software.
Risk factor: High

Networks Security ID: 12163

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Noam Rathaus

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