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Vulnerability Assessment Details

SAXoPRESS url Parameter Directory Traversal Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to retrieve a file using SAXoPRESS

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains an application that is prone to
directory traversal attacks.

Description :

The remote host is running SAXoPRESS or Publicus, web content
management systems commonly used by newspapers.

The installation of SAXoPRESS / Publicus on the remote host fails to
validate user input to the 'url' parameter of the 'apps/pbcs.dll'
script. A possible hacker can exploit this issue to access files on the
remote host via directory traversal, subject to the rights of the
web server user id.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/430707/30/0/threaded

Solution :

Unknown at this time.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 17474

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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