Family: CGI abuses --> Category: infos
news desk Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Searches for the existence of /cgi-bin/newsdesk.cgi
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The 'newsdesk.cgi' CGI 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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