This script is Copyright (C) 1999-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
It is possible to use the remote web server to read arbitrary files on the
The remote HTTP server allows an attacker to read arbitrary files
on the remote host with the privileges of the web server, simply by
adding a slash in front of its name.
For instance, 'GET //etc/passwd' will return the contents of the
remote file '/etc/passwd'.
Upgrade your web server or change it.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Web Servers
Nessus Plugin ID: 10286 ()
CVE ID: CVE-1999-1456