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mod_auth_any command execution Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Attempts to log into the remote web server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host seems to be running mod_auth_any, an Apache Module
which allows the use of third-party authentication programs.

This module does not properly escape shell characters when a
username is supplied, and therefore a possible hacker may use this module
to :
- Execute arbitrary commands on the remote host
- Bypass the authentication process completely

Solution : The freebsd team made patches, available at

Threat Level: High

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