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Vulnerability Assessment Details

wwwwais

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

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

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

Description :

The 'wwwwais' CGI is installed. This CGI has a well documented security
flaw that lets a possible hacker execute arbitrary commands with the
rights of the http daemon (usually root or nobody).

See also :

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=97984174724339&w=2

Solution :

Remove the 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: 2292

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2001 Renaud Deraison

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