Nonexistent Page (404) Physical Path Disclosure

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote web server reveals the physical path of the webroot when a
nonexistent page is requested.

While printing errors to the output is useful for debugging
applications, this feature should be disabled on production servers.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?a3e58d0b
http://www.nessus.org/u?9c4d1560
http://www.nessus.org/u?67b9e782

Solution :

Upgrade the web server to the latest version. Alternatively,
reconfigure the web server to disable debug reporting.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 11714 (404_path_disclosure.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 3341
4035
4261
5054
8075

CVE ID: CVE-2001-1372
CVE-2002-0266
CVE-2002-2008
CVE-2003-0456

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