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Test ID:10503
Category:CGI abuses
Title:Reading CGI script sources using /cgi-bin-sdb
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The directory /cgi-bin-sdb is an Alias of
/cgi-bin - most SuSE systems are configured that
way.

This setting allows an attacker to obtain the source
code of the installed CGI scripts on this host. This is
dangerous as it gives an attacker valuable information
about the setup of this host, or perhaps usernames and
passwords if they are hardcoded into the CGI scripts.

Solution : In httpd.conf, change the directive:
Alias /cgi-bin-sdb/ /usr/local/httpd/cgi-bin/
to
ScriptAlias /cgi-bin-sdb/ /usr/local/httpd/cgi-bin/
Risk factor : High

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 1658
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2000-0868
@stake Security Advisory: A090700-2
http://www.atstake.com/research/advisories/2000/a090700-2.txt
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1658
SuSE Security Announcement: 20000907 (Google Search)
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/linux/suse/2000-q3/0906.html
XForce ISS Database: suse-apache-cgi-source-code(5197)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/5197
CopyrightThis script is Copyright (C) 2000 Renaud Deraison

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