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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Shell Command Execution Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for the filtering of dangerous meta characters from network binded scripts

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote port seems to be running some form of shell script,
with some provided user input. The input is not stripped for such meta
characters as ` ' | , etc. This would permit a remote attacker to
execute arbitrary code.

Solution : Make sure all meta characters are filtered out, or close the port
for access from untrusted networks

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2001 SecurITeam

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