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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Webfroot shoutbox file inclusion

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of shoutbox.php

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by
directory traversal and code injection vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote host is running Webfroot Shoutbox, a PHP application that
permits website visitors to leave one another messages.

The version of Webfroot Shoutbox installed on the remote host permits
a possible hacker to read arbitrary files and possibly to inject arbitrary
PHP code into the remote host and gain a shell with the rights of
the web server.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/vulnwatch/2003-q2/0090.html
http://downloads.securityfocus.com/vulnerabilities/exploits/expanded.pl
http://cvs.sourceforge.net/viewcvs.py/shoutbox/shoutbox/docs/readme.txt?rev=1.2&view=markup

Solution :

Upgrade to the Shoutbox 2.35 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 7737, 7746, 7772, 7775

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2007 Tenable Network Security

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