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technote's main.cgi

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of /technote/main.cgi

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The technote CGI board is installed. This board has
a well documented security flaw in the CGI main.cgi that lets a possible hacker read
arbitrary files with the rights of the http daemon (usually root or

Solution : remove it from /cgi-bin.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 2156

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

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