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Vulnerability Assessment Details

pagelog.cgi

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

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The 'pagelog.cgi' cgi is installed. This CGI has
a well documented security flaw that lets a possible hacker create arbitrary
files on the remote server, ending in .txt, and reading arbitrary
files ending in .txt or .log

*** Warning : this flaw was not tested by Nessus. Check the existence
of /tmp/nessus_pagelog_cgi.txt on this host to find out if you
are vulnerable or not.

Solution : remove it from /cgi-bin.
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 1864

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 Renaud Deraison

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