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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Tries to access a restricted script using VHCS
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote web server contains a PHP application that is prone to an
authentication bypass vulnerability.
The remote host is running VHCS, a control panel for hosting
The GUI portion of the version of VHCS installed on the remote host
does not halt script execution if 'check_login()' fails. A possible hacker
can leverage this flaw to bypass authentication and access VHCS
application scripts that would otherwise be restricted.
See also :
Apply Security Patch 2006-02-09 referenced in the project advisory
Network Security Threat Level:
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Networks Security ID: 16600
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security
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