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Malformed Hit-Highlighting Argument Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains IIS IDA/IDQ Path Reveal vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote IIS web server is missing a security patch.

Description :

The remote version of IIS is vulnerable to two vulnerabilities :

- An information disclosure issue allows a remote attacker to obtain
the real pathname of the document root by requesting non-existent
files with .ida or .idq extensions.

- An argument validation issue in the WebHits component lets a remote
attacker read abitrary files on the remote server

Solution :

Microsoft released a patch for Windows 2000 :

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2

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