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Family: Gain a shell remotely --> Category: destructive_attack

iWS shtml overflow Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Web server buffer overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

It is possible to make the remote iPlanet web server execute
arbitrary code when requesting a too long .shtml file (with a name
longer than 800 chars and containing computer code).

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

Solution : Disable server side parsing of HTML page (Content Management -> Parse HTML)
Threat Level: High

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