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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Anaconda remote file retrieval

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Anaconda Foundation Directory remote file retrieval

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote Anaconda Foundation Directory contains a flaw
that permits anyone to read arbitrary files with root (super-user)
rights, by embedding a null byte in a URL, as in :

http://www.YOURSERVER.com/cgi-bin/apexec.pl?etype=odp&template=../../../../../../..../../etc/passwd%00.html&passurl=/category/

Solution : Contact your vendor for updated software.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 2338

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 Renaud Deraison

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