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IIS 5.0 Sample App reveals physical path of web root

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
IIS 5.0 Sample App reveals physical path of web root

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
A sample application shipped with IIS 5.0 discloses
the physical path of the web root. A possible hacker can use this information
to make more focused attacks.

Solution: Always remove sample applications from productions servers.
In this case, remove the entire /iissamples folder.
Network Security Threat Level: Low

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 Matt Moore

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