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Vulnerability Assessment Details

cPanel Login Command Execution

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Command Injection

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running cPanel.

There is a bug in this software which may permit a possible hacker to execute arbitrary
commands on this host with the rights of the cPanel web server, by sending
a malformed login as in :

http://www.example.com:2082/login/?user=|"`id`"|

A possible hacker may exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary commands on the remote
host and take its control.

Solution : Upgrade to the newest version of cPanel or disable this service
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 9848, 9853, 9855

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2007 Tenable Network Security

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