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ping.asp

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of ping.asp

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The 'ping.asp' CGI is installed. Some versions
permits a cracker to launch a ping flood against your
machine or another by entering
'127.0.0.1 -l 65000 -t' in the Address field.

Solution : remove it.

Reference : http://online.securityfocus.com/archive/82/275088

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2002 Michel Arboi

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