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Vulnerability Assessment Details

/iisadmin is world readable

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of /iisadmin

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The use of /iisadmin is not limited to the loopback address.
Anyone can use it to reconfigure your web server.

Solution : Restrict access to /iisadmin through the IIS ISM
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 189

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

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