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Buffer overflow in WebSite Professional's webfind.exe Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Buffer overflow attempt

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a CGI script that is affected by a
buffer overflow flaw.

Description :

The 'webfind.exe' CGI script on the remote host is vulnerable to a
buffer overflow when given a too long 'keywords' argument. This
problem allows a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code as root on this

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to WebSite Professional 2.5 or delete this CGI.

Threat Level:

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10

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