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Test ID:10541
Category:CGI abuses
Title:KW whois
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:
The KW whois cgi 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).

Solution : remove it from /cgi-bin or upgrade to version 1.1

Risk factor : High

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 1883
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2000-0941
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1883
Bugtraq: 20001029 Re: Remote command execution via KW Whois 1.0 (addition) (Google Search)
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-10/0420.html
Bugtraq: 20001029 Remote command execution via KW Whois 1.0 (Google Search)
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-10/0419.html
http://www.kootenayweb.bc.ca/scripts/whois.txt
XForce ISS Database: kw-whois-meta(5438)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/5438
CopyrightThis script is Copyright (C) 2000 Renaud Deraison

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