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paFAQ Multiple Vulnerabilities Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for multiple vulnerabilities in paFAQ

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that suffers from
multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote host is running paFAQ, a web-based FAQ system implemented
in PHP / MySQL.

The installed version of paFAQ on the remote host suffers from several
vulnerabilities. Among the more serious are a SQL injection
vulnerability that enables a possible hacker to bypass admin authentication
and a 'backup.php' script that allows attackers to download paFAQ's
database, complete with the administrator's password hash.

See also :

Solution :

Remove the 'backup.php' script and enable PHP's 'magic_quotes_gpc'

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7

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