17465 : Novell NetWare volscgi.pl Sample Application Information Disclosure
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Novell NetWare contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure.  The issue is triggered when requesting Perl/samples/volcgi.pl, which will disclose server information resulting in a loss of confidentiality.


Location: Remote / Network Access
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality
Exploit: Exploit Public
OSVDB: Web Related


Currently, there are no known upgrades or patches to correct this issue. It is possible to correct the flaw by implementing the following workaround:
This file was added mainly as a demonstration of web server and as such, could be safely removed.


Novell, Inc.


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CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2005-05-18 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_0


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