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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Apache < 2.0.44 file reading on Win32

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Requests /< and gets the output

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host appears to be running a version of
Apache for Windows which is older than 2.0.44

There is a flaw in this version which permit
a possible hacker to read files they should not have access
to, by appending special chars to them.

Solution : Upgrade to version 2.0.44
See also : http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/Announcement.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 6660

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Renaud Deraison

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