Microsoft IIS / Site Server viewcode.asp Arbitrary File Access

(C) 2000-2014 John Lampe <j_lampe@bellsouth.net>


Synopsis :

The remote web server is affected by an information disclosure
vulnerability.

Description :

The file viewcode.asp is a default IIS file that can give a malicious
user a lot of unnecessary information about your file system or source
files. Specifically, viewcode.asp can allow a remote user to
potentially read any file on a web server hard drive.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms99-013

Solution :

If you do not need these files, then delete them, otherwise use
suitable access control lists to ensure that the files are not
world-readable.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 10576 (iis_viewcode.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 167

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0737