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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Stronghold Swish

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of cgi-bin/search

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

An information disclosure vulnerability was reported in a
sample script provided with Red Hat's Stronghold web server.
A remote user can acertain the web root directory path.

A remote user can send a request to the Stronghold sample script
swish to cause the script to reveal the full path to the webroot directory.

Apparently, swish may also display system-specific information in the
HTML returned by the script

Solution : remove it
Network Security Threat Level: Low

Networks Security ID: 4785

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Randy Matz

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