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overflow.cgi detection

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of a CGI

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
/cgi-bin/.cobalt/overflow/overflow.cgi was detected.
Some versions of this CGI permit remote users to execute arbitrary commands
with the rights of the web server.

*** Nessus just checked the existence of this file
*** but did not try to exploit the flaw, so this might
*** be a false positive

See: http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2002-35.html

Solution : get a newer software from Cobalt
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2002 Renaud Deraison

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