Multiple Web Server finger CGI Information Disclosure

1999-06-22T00:00:00
ID FINGER_CGI.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2018-06-14T00:00:00

Description

The 'finger' CGI is installed. This can be used by a remote attacker to enumerate accounts on the system. Such information is typically valuable in conducting additional, more focused attacks.

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
 script_id(10071);
 script_version("1.33");
 script_cvs_date("Date: 2018/06/14 12:21:47");


 script_name(english:"Multiple Web Server finger CGI Information Disclosure");
 script_summary(english:"Checks for the presence of /cgi-bin/finger");

 script_set_attribute(attribute:"synopsis", value:"An application on the remote web server is leaking information.");
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"description", value:
"The 'finger' CGI is installed. This can be used by a remote attacker
to enumerate accounts on the system. Such information is typically
valuable in conducting additional, more focused attacks.");
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:"Remove the script from /cgi-bin.");
 script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N");
 script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:F/RL:ND/RC:ND");

 script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"1995/01/01");
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"1999/06/22");

 script_set_attribute(attribute:"potential_vulnerability", value:"true");
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"remote");
 script_end_attributes();

 script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
 script_family(english:"CGI abuses");

 script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 1999-2018 Tenable Network Security, Inc.");

 script_dependencies("http_version.nasl", "find_service1.nasl", "no404.nasl");
 script_exclude_keys("Settings/disable_cgi_scanning");
 script_require_keys("Settings/ParanoidReport");
 script_require_ports("Services/www", 80);

 exit(0);
}

include("audit.inc");
include("global_settings.inc");
include("misc_func.inc");
include("http.inc");

if (report_paranoia < 2) audit(AUDIT_PARANOID);

port = get_http_port(default:80);

res = is_cgi_installed3(port:port, item:"finger");
if(res)
{
 security_warning(port);
}