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Family: CGI abuses --> Category: infos

IBM WebSphere Application Server JSP Source Disclosure Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Attempts to read the source of a jsp page

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server is affected by an information disclosure flaw.

Description :

It is possible to make the remote web server disclose the source code
of its JSP pages by requesting the pages with a non-existing hostname
in the HTTP 'Host' header request when WebSphere Application is
sharing the document root of the web server. A possible hacker may use this
flaw to get the source code of your CGIs and possibly to obtain
passwords and other relevant information about this host.

See also :

Solution :

Move JSP source files outside the web server document root.

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3

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