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Oracle 9iAS access to SOAP documentation

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to retrieve Oracle9iAS SOAP documentation

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

In a default installation of Oracle 9iAS, it is possible to
access SOAP documentation. These files might be useful for a possible hacker
to acertain what application server is being used.

Solution:
Remove the 'soapdocs' alias from the Oracle 9iAS http.conf:
Alias /soapdocs/ $ORACLE_HOME/soap/docs/

Note that the default installation of Oracle 9iAS 1.0.2.2 does not
seem to suffer this issue.

More information:
http://otn.oracle.com/deploy/security/pdf/ias_soap_alert.pdf
http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2002-08.html

Also read:
Hackproofing Oracle Application Server from NGSSoftware:
available at http://www.nextgenss.com/papers/hpoas.pdf

Network Security Threat Level: Low

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Javier Fernandez-Sanguino

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