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Netscape FastTrack 'get' Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
'get / ' gives a directory listing
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
When the remote web server is
issued a request with a lower-case 'get', it will return
a directory listing even if a default page such as index.html is
get / HTTP/1.0
Will return a listing of the root directory.
This allows a possible hacker to gain valuable information about the
directory structure of the remote host and could reveal the
existence of files which are not intended to be visible.
Solution : Upgrade your server to the latest version.
Threat Level: Medium
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