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Test ID:10120
Category:CGI abuses
Title:IIS perl.exe problem
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

It was possible to obtain the physical location of a
virtual web directory of this host by issuing the command :

GET /scripts/no-such-file.pl HTTP/1.0

An attacker may use this flaw to gain more information about the remote
host, and hence make more focused attacks.

Solution : Use perlis.dll instead of perl.exe.
Risk factor : Low

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 194
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-1999-0450
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/194
Bugtraq: 19990122 Perl.exe and IIS security advisory (Google Search)
CopyrightThis script is Copyright (C) 1999 Renaud Deraison

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