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Test ID:10616
Category:Web application abuses
Title:webspirs.cgi
Summary:The remote web server contains a CGI script that is prone to; information disclosure.;; Description :;; The remote host is running WebSPIRS, SilverPlatter's Information; Retrieval System for the World Wide Web.;; The installed version of WebSPIRS has a well known security flaw that; lets an attacker read arbitrary files with the privileges of the http; daemon (usually root or nobody).
Description:Summary:
The remote web server contains a CGI script that is prone to
information disclosure.

Description :

The remote host is running WebSPIRS, SilverPlatter's Information
Retrieval System for the World Wide Web.

The installed version of WebSPIRS 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:
No known solution was made available for at least one year
since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore.
General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features,
remove the product or replace the product by another one.

CVSS Score:
5.0

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

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 2362
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2001-0211
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2362
Bugtraq: 20010212 WebSPIRS CGI script "show files" Vulnerability. (Google Search)
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2001-02/0217.html
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2001 Laurent Kitzinger

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