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Test ID:10773
Category:Web application abuses
Title:MacOS X Finder reveals contents of Apache Web files
Summary:MacOS X creates a hidden file, '.FBCIndex' in each directory that has been ;viewed with the Finder. This file contains the content of the files present ;in the directory, giving an attacker information on the HTML tags, JavaScript, ;passwords, or any other sensitive word used inside those files.
Description:Summary:
MacOS X creates a hidden file, '.FBCIndex' in each directory that has been
viewed with the Finder. This file contains the content of the files present
in the directory, giving an attacker information on the HTML tags, JavaScript,
passwords, or any other sensitive word used inside those files.

Solution:
Use a directive in httpd.conf to restrict access to
'hidden' files:


Order allow, deny
Deny from all


And restart Apache.

CVSS Score:
7.5

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

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 3325
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2001-1446
Bugtraq: 20010910 Re: More security problems in Apache on Mac OS X (Google Search)
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2001-09/0085.html
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#177243
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/177243
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3325
XForce ISS Database: macos-apache-directory-disclosure(7103)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/7103
CopyrightThis script is Copyright (C) 2001 Matt Moore, Modified by Noam Rathaus

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