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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Directory listing through Sambar's search.dll

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks the presence of search.dll

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


The 'search.dll' CGI which comes with Sambar server can be
used to obtain a listing of the remote web server directories
even if they have a default page such as index.html.

This permits a possible hacker to gain valuable information about the
directory structure of the remote host and could reveal the
existence of files which are not intended to be visible.

Solution : disable the search.dll CGI, or upgrade to Sambar 4.4b4
Network Security Threat Level: Low

Networks Security ID: 1684

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

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