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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Buffer overflow in WebSite Professional's webfind.exe

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Buffer overflow attempt

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a CGI script that is affected by a
buffer overflow flaw.

Description :

The 'webfind.exe' CGI script on the remote host is vulnerable to a
buffer overflow when given a too long 'keywords' argument. This
problem permits a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code as root on this
host.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-07/0268.html

Solution :

Upgrade to WebSite Professional 2.5 or delete this CGI.

Network Security Threat Level:

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:C/A:C/I:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 1487

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

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