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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Checks for admin_email parameter SQL injection vulnerability in Zen Cart
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote web server has a PHP application that is affected by a SQL
The remote host is running Zen Cart, an open-source web-based shopping
cart written in PHP.
The installed version of Zen Cart does not validate input to the
'admin_email' parameter of the 'admin/password_forgotten.php' script
before using it in a database query. Regardless of PHP's
'magic_quotes_gpc' setting, a possible hacker can leverage this issue to
manipulate SQL queries, possibly gaining the ability to execute
arbitrary PHP code on the remote host subject to the rights of the
web server user id.
See also :
Configure the database so it can not write to files in the web
server's document directory.
Network Security Threat Level:
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6
Networks Security ID: 15690
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security
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