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Test ID:10164
Category:Web application abuses
Title:nph-publish.cgi
Summary:The 'nph-publish.cgi' is installed. This CGI has; a well known security flaw that lets an attacker to execute arbitrary; commands with the privileges of the http daemon (usually root or nobody).
Description:Summary:
The 'nph-publish.cgi' is installed. This CGI has
a well known security flaw that lets an attacker to execute arbitrary
commands with the privileges of the http daemon (usually root or nobody).

Solution:
Remove it from /cgi-bin.

CVSS Score:
7.5

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 2563
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-1999-1177
http://www.w3.org/Security/Faq/wwwsf4.html
XForce ISS Database: http-cgi-nphpublish(2055)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/2055
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2001-0400
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2563
Bugtraq: 20010410 CGI - nph-maillist.pl vulnerability... (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/175506
CopyrightCopyright (C) 1999 Mathieu Perrin

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