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RCBlog post Parameter Directory Traversal Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for directory transversal in RCBlog index.php script

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is prone to directory
traversal attacks.

Description :

The remote host is running RCBlog, a blog written in PHP.

The remote version of this software fails to sanitize user-supplied
input to the 'post' parameter of the 'index.php' script. A possible hacker
can use this to access arbitrary files on the remote host provided
PHP's 'magic_quotes' setting is disabled or, regardless of that
setting, files with a '.txt' extension such as those used by the
application to store administrative credentials.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/422499

Solution :

Remove the application as its author no longer supports it.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/I:N/A:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 16342

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Copyright (C) 2006 Josh Zlatin-Amishav

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