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AN HTTPd count.pl file truncation

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Creates a file on the remote server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote web server is running a CGI called 'count.pl' which may be used
by a possible hacker to overwrite any existing file on the remote server, with
the rights of the httpd server.

A possible hacker may use this flaw to prevent this host from working properly.

Solution : Delete /isapi/count.pl
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 7397

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Renaud Deraison

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