cPanel Remote Backup Module Information Disclosure

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2392


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


The remote host is running a version of cPanel which is older or as old as version 9.4.1.
The remote version of this software is vulnerable to a file disclosure flaw in the Remote Backup module that may allow a local attacker to read arbitrary files on the remote system.


Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2392

File Name: 2392.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/11/06

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 18540

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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


Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.3


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:U/RC:X

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2021, CVE-2004-1603

BID: 11455, 11449, 13996