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Web Server reverse proxy bug

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Web Server reverse proxy bug

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote Web server seems to permit any anonymous user
to use it as a reverse proxy. This may expose internal
services to potential mapping and, henceforth, compromise.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Solution : disable the reverse proxy

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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