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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Microsoft's Index server reveals ASP source code

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for a problem in webhits.dll

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It is possible to get the source code of
ASP scripts by issuing the following request :

GET /null.htw?CiWebHitsFile=/default.asp%20&CiRestriction=none&CiHiliteType=Full

ASP source codes usually contain sensitive information such
as usernames and passwords.

Solution : If you need the functionality provided by
WebHits, then install the patch available at :
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms00-006.mspx

If you do not need this functionality, then unmap the
.htw extensions from webhits.dll using the Internet
Service Manager MMC snap-in.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 1084, 950

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

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