IPC@CHIP "chipcfg.cgi" allows remote attacker to gain sensitive information

ipcchip-chipcfg-gain-information (6600) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


IPC@CHIP could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive network information. By default, the chipcfg.cgi script is installed. A remote attacker can send a specially-crafted URL request containing the chipcfg.cgi script to the server to gain access to sensitive network information.


Obtain Information


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • BugTraq Mailing List, Thu May 24 2001 - 10:10:40 CDT: IPC@Chip Security.
  • Sentry Research Labs: IPC@CHIP Security Report v0.2.
  • BID-2767: Beck IPC GmbH IPC@CHIP Network Information Disclosure Vulnerability
  • CVE-2001-1341: The Beck GmbH IPC@Chip embedded web server installs the chipcfg.cgi program by default, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive network information via a request to the program.
  • OSVDB ID: 14268: BecK IPC GmbH IPC@Chip Web Server chipcfg.cgi Information Disclosure
  • US-CERT VU#574739: Beck GmbH IPC@Chip does not adequately validate user input thereby disclosing sensitive network data via crafted URL

Platforms Affected:

  • Beck IPC GmbH IPC@CHIP


May 21, 2001

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