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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Private IP address leaked in HTTP headers

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for private IP addresses in HTTP headers

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

This web server leaks a private IP address through its HTTP headers.

Description :

This may expose internal IP addresses that are usually hidden or masked
behind a Network Address Translation (NAT) Firewall or proxy server.

There is a known issue with IIS 4.0 doing this in its default configuration.

See also :

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q218/1/80.ASP
See the Bugtraq reference for a full discussion.

Network Security Threat Level:

None / CVSS Base Score : 0
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:N/A:N/I:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 1499

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2001 Alert4Web.com, 2003 Westpoint Ltd

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