Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> CGI abuses >> Shells in /cgi-bin


Vulnerability Assessment Details

Shells in /cgi-bin

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of various shells in /cgi-bin

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote web server has one of these shells installed
in /cgi-bin :
ash, bash, csh, ksh, sh, tcsh, zsh

Leaving executable shells in the cgi-bin directory of
a web server may permit a possible hacker to execute arbitrary
commands on the target machine with the rights of the
http daemon (usually root or nobody).

Solution : Remove all the shells from /cgi-bin.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 1999 Renaud Deraison

Cables, Connectors

Apple MPTW2LLA MacBook Pro 15.4" 1 TB Intel Core i7 3.10 GHz, 16 GB - Gray
$1200.0
Apple MPTW2LLA MacBook Pro 15.4iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, Late 2014) 3.5 Ghz Intel Core i5/8GB/1TB Fusion
$699.0
iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, Late 2014) 3.5 Ghz Intel Core i5/8GB/1TB Fusion pictureSeagate 1TB Desktop SSHD, 3.5'' SATA Hybrid Drive
$30.0
Seagate 1TB Desktop SSHD, 3.5'' SATA Hybrid Drive pictureNew Thinkpad P53,i7-9750H,Quadro T2000,32GB,512GB NVMe+512GB NVMe,FHD,Bklit,W10P
$1949.0
New Thinkpad P53,i7-9750H,Quadro T2000,32GB,512GB NVMe+512GB NVMe,FHD,Bklit,W10P picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.