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osCommerce directory traversal

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Determine if osCommerce is vulnerable to dir traversal

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running osCommerce, a widely installed open source
shopping e-commerce solution.

The remote version of this software is vulnerable to a directory traversal
flaw which may be exploited by a possible hacker to read arbitrary files
on the remote server with the rights of the web server.

Solution : Upgrade to a newer version of this software
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID: 10364

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 David Maciejak

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