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Apache Tomcat source.jsp malformed request information disclosure Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for the Tomcat source.jsp malformed request vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The source.jsp file, distributed with Apache Tomcat server, will
disclose information when passed a malformed request. As a result,
information such as the web root path and directory listings could
be obtained.

Example: http://target/examples/jsp/source.jsp?? - reveals the web root
http://target/examples/jsp/source.jsp?/jsp/ - reveals the contents of the jsp directory

See also:

Solution: Remove default files from the web server

Threat Level: Medium

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