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Shell Interpreter 'bash' in /cgi-bin/ directory

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Shell Interpreter 'bash' in /cgi-bin/ directory

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/29/1996
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/02/2005
Modified
07/31/2012

Description

The 'bash' shell interpreter is present in the /cgi-bin/ directory, which could lead to remote code execution by calling it with arbitrary arguments.

Interpreters that should not be in this directory include, but are not limited to, sh, csh, tcsh, bash, ksh, rksh, zsh, ash, bash, perl, tclsh, php, php3, php4, and php5.

Solution(s)

  • shell-interpreter-bash-disable

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