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anacondaclip CGI vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of anacondaclip.pl

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The CGI script 'anacondaclip', which
comes with anacondaclip.pl, is installed on this machine. This CGI has
a well documented security flaw that permits a possible hacker to read arbitrary
files on the remote system with the rights of the HTTP daemon (usually
root or nobody).

Solution : Remove the 'anacondaclip' script from your web server's CGI
directory (typically cgi-bin/).

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 2512

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

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