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Test ID:10602
Category:CGI abuses
Title:hsx directory traversal
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:
The 'hsx.cgi' CGI is installed. This CGI has
a well known security flaw that lets an attacker read arbitrary
files with the privileges of the http daemon (usually root or nobody).

Solution : remove it from /cgi-bin.

Risk factor : High

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 2314
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2001-0253
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2314
Bugtraq: 20010128 Hyperseek 2000 Search Engine - "show directory & files" bug (Google Search)
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2001-01/0463.html
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#146704
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/146704
XForce ISS Database: hyperseek-cgi-reveal-info(6012)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/6012
CopyrightThis script is Copyright (C) 2001 Renaud Deraison

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