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Vulnerability Assessment Details

phpMyAdmin arbitrary files reading

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of sql.php

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is affected by a
local file inclusion flaw.

Description :

It is possible to make the remote phpMyAdmin installation read
arbitrary data on the remote host. A possible hacker may use this flaw to
read arbitrary files that your web server has the right to access or
execute arbitrary PHP code.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2001-04/0396.html

Solution :

Upgrade to phpMyAdmin 2.2.1 or newer

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 2642

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2002-2007 Renaud Deraison

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