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The remote web server is affected by an information disclosure
The IIS web server may allow a remote user to retrieve its
installation path via GET requests to the files 'access.cnf',
'botinfs.cnf', 'bots.cnf' or 'linkinfo.cnf' in the '/_vti_pvt'
directory. This is not the default configuration.
See also :
If you do not need .cnf files, then delete them. Otherwise use
suitable access control lists to ensure that the .cnf files are not
world-readable by anonymous users.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Web Servers
Nessus Plugin ID: 10575 (iis_dot_cnf.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 4078
CVE ID: CVE-2002-1717
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