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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MSQL CGI overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Overflows the remote CGI buffer

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It seems possible to overflow the remote MSQL cgi
by making a request like :

GET /cgi-bin/w3-msql/AAAA...AAAA

This permits a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code
as the httpd server (nobody or root).

Solution : remove this CGI.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 591

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 1999 Renaud Deraison

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