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Vulnerability Assessment Details

SimpleChat information disclosure

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of data/usr

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It is possible to retrieve list of users currently connected to
the remote SimpleChat server by requesting the file data/usr.

A possible hacker may use this flaw to obtain the IP address of every
user currently connected and possibly harass them directly.

Solution : None at this time. Add a .htaccess file to prevent a possible hacker
from obtaining this file

Network Security Threat Level: Low

Networks Security ID: 7168

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Renaud Deraison

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