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WebAPP File Disclosure Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for file disclosure vulnerability in WebAPP

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a CGI script that is affected by an
information disclosure vulnerability.

Description :

According to its banner, the remote host is running a version of
WebAPP that suffers from an unspecified file disclosure vulnerability.
A possible hacker may be able to use this flaw to disclose the contents of
'dat' files.

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Solution :

Apply the March 2005 Security Update.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2

Networks Security ID: 12938

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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