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Vulnerability Assessment Details

YaBB Information Disclosure

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of YaBB.pl

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a CGI script that suffers from an
information disclosure vulnerability.

Description :

The 'YaBB.pl' CGI script is installed on the remote host. This script
has a well documented security flaw that lets a possible hacker read arbitrary
files with the rights of the http daemon (usually root or nobody).

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-09/0072.html

Solution :

Remove 'YaBB.pl' or upgrade to the latest version.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:N/I:N/B:C)

Networks Security ID: 1668

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 Renaud Deraison

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