StepWeb Search (SWS) insecure admin page

sws-insecure-admin-page (8849) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

StepWeb Search (SWS) could allow a remote attacker to gain "admin" privileges. If a remote attacker can determine the location of the "admin.html" file, the attacker could gain elevated privileges on the system to perform actions, such as adding addresses to the search database or viewing of the log file.


Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

No remedy available as of July 1, 2014.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • StepWeb StepWeb Search 2.5

Reported:

Apr 12, 2002

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