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From: myst () LIGHT-HOUSE NET (myst)
Date: Sat, 8 Feb 1997 19:49:28 -0500

---------- Forwarded message from PLaGuEZ ----------
Date: Sat, 1 Jan 1994 04:01:53 +0100
From: PLaGuEZ <dube0866 () eurobretagne fr>
To: myst () light-house net


I've just found a pretty ugly hole in view-source cgi-shell script.

   This script, which can be found  on some httpd distributions and
   in SCO Skunkware cdroms, is designed to display a given document
   located in $DOCUMENT_ROOT/$1 (where $DOCUMENT_ROOT is an
   environment variable set by the server).

Unhopefully view-source does not properly check the arguments.

   It is therefore possible to display any file on systems where
   view-source is world executable by sending something like


  Obviously this kind of so-called cgi has nothing to do in
  your cgi-bin directory... Maybe a day cgi will be secure ;)

        rm -rf view-source
        _better_:   rm -rf cgi-bin/*



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