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Unprotected SiteScope Service

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Unprotected SiteScope Service

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The SiteScope web service has no password set. A possible hacker
who can connect to this server could view usernames and
passwords stored in the preferences section or reconfigure
the service.

Solution: Make sure that a password is set in the configuration
for this service. Depending on where this server is located,
you may want to restrict access by IP address in addition to
username.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2001 Digital Defense Inc.

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