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Vulnerability Assessment Details

SIX Webboard's generate.cgi

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of /cgi-bin/webboard/generate.cgi

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The CGI 'generate.cgi'from SIX webboard is installed.
This CGI has a well documented security flaw that lets a possible hacker read
arbitrary files with the rights of the http daemon (usually root
or nobody).

Solution : remove it from /cgi-bin

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 3175

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2001 Renaud Deraison

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