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phpping code execution

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of phpping

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It is possible to make the remote host execute arbitrary DOS commands
using the CGI phpping.

A possible hacker may use this flaw to gain a shell with the rights of the
web server.

Solution : See or contact the vendor for a patch
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Renaud Deraison

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