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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Checks for multiple vulnerabilities in paFAQ
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote web server contains a PHP application that suffers from
The remote host is running paFAQ, a web-based FAQ system implemented
in PHP / MySQL.
The installed version of paFAQ on the remote host suffers from several
vulnerabilities. Among the more serious are a SQL injection
vulnerability that enables a possible hacker to bypass admin authentication
and a 'backup.php' script that permits attackers to download paFAQ's
database, complete with the administrator's password hash.
See also :
Remove the 'backup.php' script and enable PHP's 'magic_quotes_gpc'
Network Security Threat Level:
High / CVSS Base Score : 7
Networks Security ID: 12582, 13999, 14001, 14003
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security
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