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IIS 5.0 Sample App reveals physical path of web root Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
IIS 5.0 Sample App reveals physical path of web root
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
A sample application shipped with IIS 5.0 discloses
the physical path of the web root. A possible hacker can use this information
to make more focused attacks.
Solution: Always remove sample applications from productions servers.
In this case, remove the entire /iissamples folder.
Threat Level: Low
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