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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Movable Type initialization script found

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for the existence of /mt/mt-load.cgi

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

mt-load.cgi is installed by the Movable Type Publishing
Platform.

Failure to remove mt-load.cgi could enable someone else to create
a weblog in your Movable Type installation, and possibly gain access to
your data.

Solution: Remove the mt-load.cgi script after installation.
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Rich Walchuck

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