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Tomcat's /admin is world readable Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Searches for the existence of /admin
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The page /admin/contextAdmin/contextAdmin.html
can be accessed.
This allows a possible hacker to add context to your Tomcat
web server, and potentially to read arbitrary files
on this server.
Solution : restrict access to /admin or remove this
context, and do not run TomCat as root.
Threat Level: High
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