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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Backup CGIs download

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Attempts to download the remote CGIs

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

It is possible to download the source code of several scripts
on the remote web server

Description :

By appending various suffixes (ie: .old, .bak, ~, etc...) to the
names of several pages on the remote host, it seems possible to
download the source code of these scripts.

You should ensure these files do no contain any sensitive information, such
as credentials to connect to a database.

Solution :

Delete these files.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:N/I:N/B:C)

Networks Security ID:

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

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