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viewpage.php arbitrary file reading

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
viewpage.php is vulnerable to an exploit which lets an attacker view any file that the cgi/httpd user has access to.

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

viewpage.php (part of PHP-Nuke) does not filter user-supplied
input.

As a result, a possible hacker may use it to read arbitrary files on
the remote host by supplying a bogus value to the 'file' parameter
of this CGI.

Solution : Do not use php-nuke.
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 7191

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Renaud Deraison

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