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Vulnerability Assessment Details

phpBB remote PHP file include vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of admin_cash.php

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It is possible to make the remote host include php files hosted
on a third party server using the phpBB CGI suite which is installed.

A possible hacker may use this flaw to inject arbitrary code in the remote
host and gain a shell with the rights of the web server.

Solution : Upgrade phpBB to the latest version
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 11701

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2007 Tenable Network Security

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