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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Snoop Servlet path disclosure

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Attempts to enumerate physical path

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server is affected by an information disclosure flaw.

Description :

This script attempts to enumerate the actual physical path of the
servlet classes by requesting a version of 'snoopservlet' which is
missing required classes. A possible hacker, gaining information about the
actual physical layout of the file system, can use the information in
crafting more complex attacks.

Solution :

If not required, uninstall the default applications.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:N/I:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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