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Formmail Version Information Disclosure

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Formmail Version Information Disclosure

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Matt Wright's Formmail CGI is installed on the remote host.
The product exposes its version number, and in addition,
early versions of the product suffered from security
vulnerabilities, which include: permiting SPAM, file disclosure,
environment variable disclosure, and more.

Solution: Upgrade to the latest version.

Network Security Threat Level: Low

Additional information:

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2001 SecuriTeam

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