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Vulnerability Assessment Details

webwho plus

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks if webwho.pl is vulnerable

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

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

Description :

The WebWho+ CGI script appears to be installed on the remote host.
This Perl script permits a possible hacker to view any file on the remote host
as well as to execute arbitrary commands, both subject to the rights
of the web server user id.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/1999-q4/0469.html

Solution :

Remove the affected script.

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: 892

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Renaud Deraison

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