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p-news Admin Access

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of p-news.php

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running the p-news bulletin board.

There is a flaw in the version in use which may permit a possible hacker
who has a 'Member' account to upgrade its rights to administrator
by supplying a malformed username.

Solution : Delete this CGI
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Tenable Network Security

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