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Vulnerability Assessment Details

w3-msql overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Overflow in w3-msql

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The mini-sql program comes with the w3-msql CGI which is vulnerable
to a buffer overflow.

A possible hacker may use it to gain a shell on this system.

Solution : contact the vendor of mini-sql (http://www.hugues.com.au)
and ask for a patch. Meanwhile, remove w3-msql from
/cgi-bin

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 898

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

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