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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Tries to read a file with getID3's demo.browse.php
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by
getID3, a web-based tool for extracting information from MP3 files, is
installed on the remote web server.
The installation of getID3 includes a set of demo scripts that permit
an unauthenticated remote user to read and delete arbitrary files,
write files with some restrictions, and possibly even permit execution
of arbitrary code, all subject to the rights under which the web
Note that getID3 may be installed in support of another application,
such as the Drupal Audio or Mediafield modules.
See also :
Either remove the getID3 'demos' directory or upgrade to getID3
version 1.7.8b1 or later.
Network Security Threat Level:
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
Networks Security ID: 22587
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security
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