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Apache2 double slash dir index Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
sends a GET // HTTP/1.0
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
It is possible to obtain the listing of the content of the
remote web server root by sending the request :
GET // HTTP/1.0
This vulnerability usually affects the default Apache
configuration which is shipped with Red Hat Linux, although
it might affect other Linux distributions or other web server.
A possible hacker may exploit this flaw the browse the content
of the remote web root and possibly find hidden links into it.
Solution : Use index files instead of default welcome pages
Threat Level: Medium
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