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Family: CGI abuses --> Category: infos

SWC Overflow Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Searches for the existence of /cgi-bin/swc

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The CGI 'swc' (Simple Web Counter) is present and vulnerable
to a buffer overflow when issued a too long value to the
'ctr=' argument.

A possible hacker may use this flaw to gain a shell on this host

Solution : Use another web counter, or patch this one by hand

Reference :

Threat Level: High

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