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Family: CGI abuses --> Category: infos

phorum's common.php Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Searches for the existence of Phorum's common.php

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that suffers from an
information disclosure flaw.

Description :

The version of Phorum installed on the remote host lets a possible hacker
read arbitrary files on the affected host with the rights of the
http daemon because it fails to filter input to the 'ForumLang'
parameter of the 'support/common.php' script of directory traversal

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Phorum 3.2.8 or later.

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2

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