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Apache for Windows CGI Source Code Disclosure Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to read source of print-env.pl with Apache for Windows

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server is affected by an information disclosure issue.

Description :

The version of Apache for Windows installed on the remote host can be
tricked into disclosing the source of its CGI scripts because of a
configuration issue. Specifically, if the CGI directory is located
within the document root, then requests that alter the case of the
directory name will bypass the mod_cgi cgi-script handler and be
treated as requests for ordinary files.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/442882/30/0/threaded

Solution :

Reconfigure Apache so that the scripts directory is located outside of
the document root.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/A:N/I:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 19447

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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