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KW whois

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of /cgi-bin/whois.cgi

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The KW whois cgi is installed. This CGI has
a well documented security flaw that lets anyone execute arbitrary
commands with the rights of the http daemon (root or nobody).

Solution : remove it from /cgi-bin or upgrade to version 1.1

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 1883

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

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