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Yaws Remote Source Code Disclosure Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Downloads the source of .yaws scripts
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote web server is affected by an informtion disclosure flaw.
The remote host is running the Yaws web server.
The remote version of this software is vulnerable to a source code
disclosure issue. By requesting a '.yaws' script following by %00, an
attacker may force the remote server to disclose its source code.
Since scripts may contain sensitive information such as login and
passwords, a possible hacker may exploit this flaw to obtain some
credentials on the remote host or a better understanding of the
security of the '.yaws' scripts.
See also :
Upgrade to YAWS 1.56 or newer.
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4
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