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VChat information disclosure

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of vchat/msg.txt

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It is possible to retrieve the log of all the chat sessions
that have occured on the remote vchat server by requesting
the file vchat/msg.txt

A possible hacker may use this flaw to read past chat sessions and
possibly harass its participants.

In addition to this, another flaw in the same product may permit a possible hacker
to consume all the resources of the remote host by sending a long
message to this module.

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: 7186, 7188

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

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