AJ-Fork Permission Weakness Information Disclosure

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2342


The remote host is vulnerable to a flaw that allows attackers to retrieve sensitive files or data.


PVS observed that the remote webserver is running the AJ-Fork service.
This version of AJ-Fork is vulnerable to a remote attack wherein the critical system files used by AJ-Fork can be read and written by any anonymous remote user. All versions of AJ-Fork up to and including version 167 are reported vulnerable.


Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2342

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/10/04

Modified: 2018/07/11

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND


Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 6.5


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:aj-fork:aj-fork

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1572, CVE-2004-1573

BID: 11301