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IIS dangerous sample files

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains whether IIS samples files are installed

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Some of the IIS sample files are present.

They all contain various security flaws which could permit
a possible hacker to execute arbitrary commands, read arbitrary files
or gain valuable information about the remote system.

Solution : Delete the whole /iissamples directory
Reference : http://online.securityfocus.com/infocus/1318
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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