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paFileDB password hash disclosure

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the version of paFileDB

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is affected by an
information disclosure issue.

Description :

According to its version number, the remote installation of paFileDB is
vulnerable to an attack that would permit a possible hacker to view the
password hash of user accounts, including an administrator account, by
making a direct request to the application's 'sessions' directory. This
may permit a possible hacker to perform brute force attack on the password hash
and gain access to account information.

The vulnerability exists only when session-based authentication is
performed, which is not the default.

See also :

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=110245123927025&w=2

Solution:

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/A:N/I:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 11818

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2006 Tenable Network Security

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