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phpGedView Code injection Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Detect phpGedView Include() Vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running phpGedView, a set of CGI scripts which
parse GEDCOM 5.5 genealogy files and display them on the internet in a
format similar to desktop programs.

There are multiple vulnerabilities in this product :
- A path disclosure vulnerability, which will give more information
about this host to a remote attacker

- A cross site scripting vulnerability, which may permit a possible hacker
inject malicious HTML code in it

- A code injection vulnerability, which may permit a possible hacker to make
this server execute arbitrary PHP code hosted on a third party website.

Solution : Upgrade to the latest version of this software
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Noam Rathaus

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