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Vulnerability Assessment Details

RiSearch OpenProxy

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the presence of RiSearch's search.pl

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host seems to be running RiSearch, a local search engine.

There is a flaw in the CGI 'show.pl' which is bundled with this
software which may permit a possible hacker to use the remote host as an open
proxy by doing a request like :

http://www.example.com/cgi-bin/search/show.pl?url=http://www.google.com

A possible hacker may exploit this flaw to use the remote host as a proxy,
and therefore to connect anonymously to the internet.

Solution : Upgrade to the latest version of this software.
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 10812

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2007 Tenable Network Security

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