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phpGedView arbitrary file reading

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
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Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running phpGedView - a set of CGIs written in PHP designed
to do web-based genealogy.

There is a bug in this software which may permit a possible hacker to read
arbitary files on the remote web server with the rights of the
web user. Another bug may also permit a possible hacker to include arbitrary PHP
files hosted on a third-party web site.

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

Networks Security ID: 9529, 9531

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

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