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osCommerce Unprotected Admin Directory

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for unprotected admin directory in osCommerce

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web host contains a PHP application that can be
administered by anyone.

Description :

The remote host is running osCommerce, an open-source e-commerce
system.

The installation of osCommerce on the remote host apparently lets
anyone access the application's admin directory, which means that they
have complete administrative access to the site.

See also :

http://www.oscommerce.info/docs/english/e_post-installation.html

Solution :

Limit access to the directory using Apache's .htaccess or an
equivalent technique.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID:

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

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