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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Checks for multiple vulnerabilities in Serendipity < 0.8.1
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by
According to its banner, the version of Serendipity installed on the
remote host suffers from multiple vulnerabilities:
- Unauthorized File Upload Vulnerability
There is a possible flaw that may permit editors to upload
arbitrary media files when they otherwise would not be
permited to do so.
- Multiple Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
The 'templedropdown' and 'shutbox' tests may permit
attackers to inject arbitrary HTML and script code into
users' browsers, thereby facilitating cross-site
See also :
Upgrade to Serendipity version 0.8.1 or later.
Network Security Threat Level:
Low / CVSS Base Score : 3
Networks Security ID: 13669
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security
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