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ROADS' search.pl Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Searches for the existence of /cgi-bin/search.pl
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The 'search.pl' CGI from ROADS is installed. This CGI has
a well documented security flaw that lets a possible hacker read arbitrary files
with the rights of the http daemon (usually root or nobody).
Solution : remove it from /cgi-bin.
Threat Level: High
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