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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Windmail.exe allows any user to execute arbitrary commands

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of windmail.exe

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a CGI script that is prone to arbitrary
command execution.

Description :

The remote host may be running WindMail as a CGI application. In this
mode, some versions of the 'windmail.exe' script permit a possible hacker to
execute arbitrary commands on the remote server.

See also :

http://seclists.org/lists/bugtraq/2000/Mar/0322.html

Solution :

Remove the CGI script.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 1073

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 Renaud Deraison

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