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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Checks for directory transversal in gCards index.php script
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote web server contains a PHP application that is prone to
The remote host is running gCards, a free electronic greeting card
system written in PHP.
The installed version of gCards fails to sanitize user input to the
'setLang' parameter in the 'inc/setLang.php' script which is called by
'index.php'. An unauthenticated attacker may be able to exploit this
issue to read arbitrary local files or execute code from local files
subject to the permissions of the web server user id.
There are also reportedly other flaws in the installed application,
including a directory traversal issue that permits reading of local
files as well as a SQL injection and a cross-site scripting issue.
See also :
Upgrade to gCards version 1.46 or later.
Network Security Threat Level:
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
Networks Security ID: 17165
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Josh Zlatin-Amishav
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