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IIS : Directory listing through WebDAV

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks the presence of the Index Server service

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It is possible to retrieve the listing of the remote
directories accessible via HTTP, rather than their index.html,
using the Index Server service which provides WebDav capabilities
to this server.

This problem permits a possible hacker to gain more knowledge
about the remote host, and may make him aware of hidden
HTML files.

Solution : disable the Index Server service, or
see http://www.microsoft.com/technet/support/kb.asp?ID=272079
Network Security Threat Level: Low

Networks Security ID: 1756

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 Renaud Deraison

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