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uploader.exe

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of /cgi-win/uploader.exe

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a CGI script that is prone to arbitrary
command execution.

Description :

The remote web server contains a CGI script named 'uploader.exe' in
'/cgi-win'. Versions of O'Reilly's Website product before 1.1g
included a script with this name that permits a possible hacker to upload
arbitrary CGI and then execute them.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?4b667852
http://www.nessus.org/u?3bca098f

Solution :

Verify that the affected script does not permit arbitrary uploads and
remove it if it does.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID:

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

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