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PGPMail.pl detection

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of PGPMail.pl

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The 'PGPMail.pl' CGI is installed.
Some versions (up to v1.31 a least) of this CGI do not
properly filter user input before using it inside commands.
This would permit a cracker to run any command on your server.

*** Note: Nessus just checked the existence of this CGI
*** but did not try to exploit the flaws.

Solution : remove it from /cgi-bin or upgrade it.

Reference : http://online.securityfocus.com/archive/82/243262
Reference : http://online.securityfocus.com/archive/1/243408

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 3605

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2002 Michel Arboi

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