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get32.exe vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of /cgi-bin/get32.exe

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The 'get32.exe' CGI script is installed on this
machine. This CGI has a well documented security flaw that permits an
attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the remote system with
the rights of the HTTP daemon (typically root or nobody).

Solution : Remove the 'get32.exe' script from your web server's
CGI directory (usually cgi-bin/)..

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 770

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 1999 Renaud Deraison

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