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wwwboard passwd.txt Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Searches for the existence of /wwwboard/passwd.txt

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a CGI application that is prone to
information disclosure.

Description :

The remote host is running WWWBoard, a bulletin board system written
by Matt Wright.

This board system comes with a password file (passwd.txt) installed
next to the file 'wwwboard.html'. A possible hacker may obtain the content
of this file and decode the password to modify the remote www board.

See also :

Solution :

Configure the script to change the name and location of

Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4

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