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perl interpreter can be launched as a CGI Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
checks for the presence of /cgi-bin/perl
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The 'Perl' CGI is installed and can be launched
as a CGI. This is equivalent to giving a free shell to a possible hacker, with the
http server rights (usually root or nobody).
Solution : remove it from /cgi-bin
Threat Level: High
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