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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Searches for the existence of phpMyAdmin
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote web server contains a PHP application that suffers from
The remote host is running a version of phpMyAdmin which is vulnerable to
several flaws :
- It may be tricked into disclosing the physical path of the remote PHP
- It is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, which may permit a possible hacker
to steal the cookies of your users.
- It is vulnerable to a flaw which may permit a possible hacker to list the
contents of arbitrary directories on the remote server.
A possible hacker may use these flaws to gain more knowledge about the remote
host and therefore set up more complex attacks against it.
See also :
Upgrade to phpMyAdmin 2.5.2 or later.
Network Security Threat Level:
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
Networks Security ID: 7962, 7963, 7964, 7965
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 - 2006 Tenable Network Security
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