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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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