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IIS perl.exe problem Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Attempts to find the location of the remote web root

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

It was possible to obtain the physical location of a
virtual web directory of this host by issuing the command :

GET /scripts/ HTTP/1.0

A possible hacker may use this flaw to gain more information about the remote
host, and hence make more focused attacks.

Solution : Use perlis.dll instead of perl.exe.
Threat Level: Low

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