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Vulnerability Assessment Details

webdriver

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of Webdriver

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a CGI script that may fail to restrict
access to an installed database.

Description :

The remote host may be running Informix Webdriver, a web-to-database
interface. If not configured properly, this CGI script may give an
unauthenticated attacker the ability to modify and even delete
databases on the remote host.

*** Nessus relied solely on the existence of this CGI
it did not
*** try to acertain if the installed version is vulnerable to
*** that problem.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2001-01/0002.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2001-01/0043.html

Solution :

Consult the product documentation to properly configure the script.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 2166

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 Renaud Deraison

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