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formmail.pl

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of /cgi-bin/formmail.pl

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The 'formmail.pl' is installed. This CGI has
a well documented security flaw that lets anyone execute arbitrary
commands with the rights of the http daemon (root or nobody).

Solution : remove it from /cgi-bin.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 2079

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 1999 Mathieu Perrin

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