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Vulnerability Assessment Details

ows-bin

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks if ows-bin is vulnerable

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Oracle's Web Listener (a component of the Oracle Application Server),
is installed and can be used by a remote attacker to run arbitrary
commands on the web server.

Read more about this hole at:
http://www.securiteam.com/windowsntfocus/Oracle_Web_Listener_4_0_x_CGI_vulnerability.html


Solution : If 'ows-bin' is the default CGI directory used by the Oracle Application Server Manager,
then remove the ows-bin virtual directory or point it to a more benign directory.
If 'ows-bin' is not the default then verify that there are no batch files in this directory.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 1053

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 Noam Rathaus

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