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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Lighttpd Remote CGI Script Disclosure Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for version of Sami HTTP server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running Lighttpd, a small webserver.

This version of Lighttpd is vulnerable to a flaw wherein a possible hacker,
requesting a CGI script appended by a '%00', will be able to read the
source of the script.

Solution : Upgrade to lighttpd 1.3.8 or later
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID: 12567

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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