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Spyke Flaws

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of info.dat

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is using Spyke - a web board written in PHP.

This board stores vital information in the file info.dat,
which may be downloaded by anyone. This file contains
the name of the administrator of the web site, as well as
its password.

Another flaw lets a possible hacker download any information about
any user simply by knowing their name.

Solution : None at this time.
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID: 7856

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2006 Tenable Network Security

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