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WEB-INF folder accessible

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tests for WEB-INF folder access

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
This vulnerability affects the Win32 versions of multiple j2ee servlet
containers / application servers. By making a particular request to the
servers in question it is possible to retrieve files located under
the 'WEB-INF' directory.

For example:

www.someserver.com/WEB-INF./web.xml

or

www.someserver.com/WEB-INF./classes/MyServlet.class

Solution:

Contact your vendor for the appropriate patch.

Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID: 5119

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2002 Matt Moore

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