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readmsg.php detection

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of Cobal Cube webmail

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
/base/webmail/readmsg.php was detected.
Some versions of this CGI permit remote users to read local
files with the permission of the web server.
Note that if the user has a shell access, this kind of attack is
not interesting.

*** Nessus just checked the existence of this file
*** but did not try to exploit the flaw.

Solution : get a newer software from Cobalt

Reference : http://online.securityfocus.com/archive/1/195165

Network Security Threat Level: Low

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2002 Michel Arboi

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