|Title:||Excite for WebServers|
The Excite for Webservers is installed. This CGI has
a well known security flaw that lets anyone execute arbitrary
commands with the privileges of the http daemon (root or nobody).
Versions newer than 1.1. are patched.
Solution : if you are running version 1.1 or older, then
Risk factor : High
BugTraq ID: 2248|
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-1999-0279
Bugtraq: 19971217 CGI security hole in EWS (Excite for Web Servers) (Google Search)
Bugtraq: 19980115 Excite announcement (Google Search)
Cert/CC Advisory: VB-98.01.excite
XForce ISS Database: excite-cgi-search-vuln
|Copyright||This script is Copyright (C) 1999 Renaud Deraison|
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