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Vulnerability Assessment Details

IBM WebSphere Application Server JSP Source Disclosure

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Attempts to read the source of a jsp page

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server is affected by an information disclosure flaw.

Description :

It is possible to make the remote web server disclose the source code
of its JSP pages by requesting the pages with a non-existing hostname
in the HTTP 'Host' header request when WebSphere Application is
sharing the document root of the web server. A possible hacker may use this
flaw to get the source code of your CGIs and possibly to obtain
passwords and other relevant information about this host.

See also :

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=111342594129109&w=2
http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/wasinfo/v6r0/index.jsp?topic=/com.ibm.websphere.base.doc/info/aes/ae/rtrb_jspsource.html

Solution :

Move JSP source files outside the web server document root.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/A:N/I:N/B:C)

Networks Security ID: 13160

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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