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ColdFusion Path Disclosure

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for a ColdFusion vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It is possible to make the remote web server
disclose the physical path to its web root by
requesting a MS-DOS device ending in .dbm (as
in nul.dbm).

Solution :
The vendor suggests turning on 'Check that file exists' :

Windows 2000:
1. Open the Management console
2. Click on 'Internet Information Services'
3. Right-click on the website and select 'Properties'
4. Select 'Home Directory'
5. Click on 'Configuration'
6. Select '.cfm'
7. Click on 'Edit'
8. Make sure 'Check that file exists' is checked
9. Do the same for '.dbm'

Network Security Threat Level: Low

Networks Security ID: 4542

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

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