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ViRobot Linux Server filescan Authentication Bypass Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for authentication bypass vulnerability in ViRobot Linux Server's filescan component

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server is affected by an authentication bypass flaw.

Description :

The remote host is running ViRobot Linux Server, a commercial
anti-virus application server.

The installed version of ViRobot Linux Server has a flaw such that an
attacker can bypass authentication and gain access to its 'filescan'
component by supplying a special cookie. An unauthenticated attacker
may be able to leverage this flaw to delete arbitrary files on the
remote host or disable access to the service by submitting scans of a
large number of large files on the remote host.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/425788/30/0/threaded
http://www.hauri.net/download/download_linux_patch.php

Solution :

Apply the vendor patch referenced above.

Network Security Threat Level:

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:C/I:C/A:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 16768

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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