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Xoops Incontent Module Directory Traversal Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of Xoops Incontent module

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running Xoops,a web portail written in PHP.Xoops
Incontent module is also installed.

The remote version of Incontent module is prone to a directory
traversal vulnerability in the way it handles 'url' in the file
'index.php'.

A possible hacker, exploiting this flaw, would be able to access sensitive
files on the remote host like /etc/passwd.

Solution: Incontent is no longer maintened. Upgrade to iContent.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 12406

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

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