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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Netscape Server ?wp bug

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Make a request like http://www.example.com/?wp-cs-dump

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Requesting a URL with special tags such as '?wp-cs-dump'
appended to it makes some Netscape servers dump the listing
of the page directory, thus revealing the existence of potentially
sensitive files to a possible hacker.

Solution : disable the 'web publishing' feature of your server

Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID: 1063

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

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