Intrusion Prevention

Web.cgi-bin.Access

Description

It indicates an attempt to access cgi-bin directory via HTTP protocol.


There are several vulnerabilities in some HTTP servers that allows attackers to execute cgi commands via cgi-bin directory.

Affected Products

Any unprotected mis-configured HTTP server is vulnerable to the attack.

Impact

Attackers can execute cgi scripts on victim system.

Recommended Actions

Block access to cgi-bin directory via HTTP.