[VIM] man2web mess

Sullo sullo at cirt.net
Thu Sep 22 08:34:49 EDT 2005

security curmudgeon wrote:

>: the man-cgi, man2web, and man2html "targets" are discriminated based on 
>: how the "-P" argument is appended to the /cgi-bin/man-cgi URL, 
>: suggesting to me that man-cgi is the binary, but under the hood there 
>: are multiple programs that are launched.
>: But then again I just downloaded an old (2003) copy of "man2web" 0.88 
>: and a grep for man2html failed.
>: A grab of "ManViewer" 0.9 from 2000 didn't help much, although it 
>: appears to call man2html but there's nothing for man2web.
>: hmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
>: Wonder if this exploit was tested on some custom installation.
>: a mess, indeed...
>For now I created an entry for each of the possible scripts, but I still 
>can't figure out where 'ManViewer' comes into play beyond the comments of 
>the various exploits.

Yeah, I spent a good hour trying to find those "programs" as part of 
man-cgi program or stand-alone, and didn't come up with anything.



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