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FS#62570 - [nikto] Launch script switches directory, breaking output options

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Drew Noel (drewmnoel) - Tuesday, 07 May 2019, 19:19 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages
Status Unconfirmed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
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Private No


The script that is installed to /usr/bin/ contains a "cd" to another directory (/usr/share/nikto/). This means that when a user gives an output flag to nikto, nikto attempts to write the output to /usr/share/nikto/, rather than the user's real working directory.

Additional info:
* Nikto v2.1.6

Reproduction Examples (as a non-privileged user):
1. nikto -host -output example.txt
2. nikto -host -Save .
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