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paFAQ Multiple Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for multiple vulnerabilities in paFAQ

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that suffers from
multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

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 :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2005-02/0269.html
http://www.gulftech.org/?node=research&article_id=00083-06202005
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2005-06/0155.html

Solution :

Remove the 'backup.php' script and enable PHP's 'magic_quotes_gpc'
setting.

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: 12582, 13999, 14001, 14003

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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