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thttpd flaw

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
thttpd flaw

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote HTTP server permits a possible hacker to read arbitrary files
on the remote web server, simply by adding a slash in front of its name.
Example:
GET //etc/passwd

will return /etc/passwd.

Solution : upgrade your web server or change it.
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 1999 Renaud Deraison

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