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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Detects multiple vulnerabilities in phpWebSite <= 0.10.1
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote web server contains a PHP script that is prone to SQL
injection and directory traversal attacks.
The remote host is running a version of phpWebSite that suffers from
multiple flaws :
- Multiple SQL Injection Vulnerabilities
A possible hacker can affect database queries through the
parameters 'module' and 'mod' of the script 'index.php'.
This may permit for disclosure of sensitive information,
attacks against the underlying database, and the like.
- A Directory Traversal Vulnerability
A possible hacker can read arbitrary files on the remote host
by using instances of the substring '../' in the 'mod'
parameter of the script 'index.php'.
See also :
Apply the security patch referenced in the vendor's advisory.
Network Security Threat Level:
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4
Networks Security ID: 14166, 14172
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security
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