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Vulnerability Assessment Details

printenv

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

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The 'printenv' CGI is installed.
printenv normally returns all environment variables.

This gives a possible hacker valuable information about the
configuration of your web server.

Solution : Remove it from /cgi-bin.

Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 Hendrik Scholz

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