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Vulnerability Assessment Details

webdist.cgi

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of webdist.cgi

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

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

Description :

The 'webdist.cgi' CGI is installed. This script has a well-known
security flaw that lets anyone execute arbitrary commands with the
rights of the web server user id.

See also :

http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-1997-12.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/1997_2/0182.html

Solution :

Remove this CGI.

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: 374

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

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