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Vulnerability Assessment Details

websendmail

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of /cgi-bin/websendmail

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a CGI script that may suffer from an
arbitrary command execution flaw.

Description :

The 'websendmail' program, part of Webgais, appears to be installed on
the remote host. This CGI script has a well-known security flaw that
lets a possible hacker execute arbitrary commands with the rights of the
http daemon (usually root or nobody).

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/1997_3/0018.html

Solution :

Remove the 'websendmail' program.

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: 2077

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

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