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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Read any file thanks to ~nobody/

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of /~nobody/etc/passwd

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It is possible to access arbitrary files on the remote
web server by appending ~nobody/ in front of their
name (as in ~nobody/etc/passwd).

This problem is due to a misconfiguration in your Apache
server that sets UserDir to ./.

Solution : Set UserDir to public_html/ or something else
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 Renaud Deraison

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