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Vulnerability Assessment Details

A1Stats Traversal

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks if A1Stats reads any file

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The 'a1disp.cgi' CGI script was found on
this system. The script permits a possible hacker to view any file
on the target computer by requesting :

GET /cgi-bin/a1disp*.cgi?/../../../../etc/passwd

Solution : Delete the 'a1disp.cgi' script.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 2705

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2001 Renaud Deraison

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