Apache on Windows < 1.3.24 / 2.0.x < 2.0.34 DOS Batch File Arbitrary Command Execution

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Synopsis :

The remote web server is affected by a remote command execution

Description :

Apache for Win32 prior to 1.3.24 and 2.0.x prior to 2.0.34-beta is
shipped with a default script, '/cgi-bin/test-cgi.bat', that allows an
attacker to remotely execute arbitrary commands on the host subject to
the permissions of the affected application.

An attacker can send a pipe character '|' with commands appended as
parameters, which are then executed by Apache.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to Apache web server 1.3.24 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 10938 (apache_bat_exec.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 4335

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0061