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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Tomcat's snoop servlet gives too much information

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of /examples/jsp/snp/anything.snp

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The 'snoop' tomcat's servlet is installed.
(/examples/jsp/snp/anything.snp)

This servlet gives too much information about
the remote host, such as the PATHs in use,
the host kernel version and so on...

This permits a possible hacker to gain more knowledge
about this host, and make more precise attacks
thanks to this.

Solution : delete this servlet

Network Security Threat Level: Low

Networks Security ID: 1532

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

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