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inserter.cgi File Inclusion and Command Execution Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of a file inclusion vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote web server contains the 'inserter' CGI.

The inserter.cgi contains a vulnerability that permits remote attackers to cause
the CGI to execute arbitrary commands with the rights of the web server
by supplying it with a piped instruction or to include arbitrary files by
providing an absolute path to the location of the file.

Solution : Delete this file
Risk factor: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Noam Rathaus

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