CERN httpd Virtual Web Path Disclosure

This script is Copyright (C) 2000-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote web server has an information disclosure vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host appears to be running CERN httpd. It was possible to
get the physical location of a virtual web directory by issuing the
request :

GET /cgi-bin/ls HTTP/1.0

A remote attacker could use this information to mount further attacks.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-01/0222.html

Solution :

CERN httpd is no longer maintained. Switch to using an actively
supported web server.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.5
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 10037 (cern_httpd_path.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 936

CVE ID: CVE-2000-0079