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Vulnerability Assessment Details

VirusWall's catinfo overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Overflow in catinfo

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote cgi /catinfo seems to be vulnerable
to a buffer overflow when it receives a too long
input strings, permiting any user to execute arbitrary
commands as root.

This CGI usually comes with the VirusWall suite.

Solution : if you are using VirusWall, upgrade to version 3.6, or
else you *may* ignore this warning
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 2579

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

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