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Vulnerability Assessment Details

textcounter.pl

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

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The CGI 'textcounter' is installed. This CGI has
a well documented security flaw that lets a possible hacker execute
arbitrary commands with the rights of the http daemon
(usually root or nobody).

Solution : remove it from /cgi-bin.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 2265

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

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