Hiawatha 'setuid' Local Privilege Escalation

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote web server is affected by a privilege escalation

Description :

According to its server response header, the installed version of
Hiawatha is a version prior to 1.0b. A flaw exists in the 'setuid'
function that could allow a local attacker to gain elevated

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to Hiawatha 1.0b or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 69036 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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