Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> CGI abuses >> formmail.pl


Vulnerability Assessment Details

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

Cables, Connectors

OEM SAMSUNG GALAXY Tab PRO 12.2IN SM-T900 ORIGINAL 16GB LOGIC BOARD MOTHERBOARD
$162.95
OEM SAMSUNG GALAXY Tab PRO 12.2IN SM-T900 ORIGINAL 16GB LOGIC BOARD MOTHERBOARD pictureDell Latitude E6410 Laptop Motherboard Intel 8885V n1 Base palm rest WIFI
$35.99
Dell Latitude E6410 Laptop Motherboard Intel   8885V  n1  Base palm rest  WIFI pictureMacBook Pro 15" A1226 2.4GHz Logic Board 820-2101-A n7 PARTS REPAIR AS IS
$30.0
MacBook Pro 15ASUS P9X79 LE LGA 2011 Intel X79 ATX SLI Motherboard DDR3
$200.0
ASUS P9X79 LE LGA 2011 Intel X79 ATX SLI Motherboard DDR3 picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.