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Test ID:10575
Category:Web Servers
Title:Check for IIS .cnf file leakage
Summary:The IIS web server may allow remote users to read sensitive information; from .cnf files. This is not the default configuration.;; Example, http://example.com/_vti_pvt%5csvcacl.cnf, access.cnf,; svcacl.cnf, writeto.cnf, service.cnf, botinfs.cnf,; bots.cnf, linkinfo.cnf and services.cnf
Description:Summary:
The IIS web server may allow remote users to read sensitive information
from .cnf files. This is not the default configuration.

Example, http://example.com/_vti_pvt%5csvcacl.cnf, access.cnf,
svcacl.cnf, writeto.cnf, service.cnf, botinfs.cnf,
bots.cnf, linkinfo.cnf and services.cnf

Solution:
If you do not need .cnf files, then delete them, otherwise use
suitable access control lists to ensure that the .cnf files are not world-readable by Anonymous users.

CVSS Score:
5.0

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 4078
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2002-1717
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/4078
Bugtraq: 20020210 This is the CORRECTED POST please ignore the one befor same subject MULTIPLE Remote Issues with II5.1 on Windows XP (Google Search)
http://online.securityfocus.com/archive/1/255555
Bugtraq: 20020212 Re: This is the CORRECTED POST please ignore the one befor same subject MULTIPLE Remote Issues with II5.1 on Windows XP (Google Search)
http://online.securityfocus.com/archive/1/256125
XForce ISS Database: iis-cnf-reveal-information(8174)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/8174
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2003 John Lampe....j_lampe@bellsouth.net

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