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Vulnerability Assessment Details


Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains whether /iisadmpwd/aexp2.htr is present

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The file /iisadmpwd/aexp2.htr is present.
(or, aexp2b.htr, aexp3.htr, or aexp4.htr, search for aexp*.htr)

A possible hacker may use it in a brute force attack
to gain valid username/password.
A valid user may also use it to change his password
on a locked account.

Solution : Delete the file
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 2110, 4236

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

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