Microsoft IIS Cookie information disclosure

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is running Microsoft IIS with what appears to be a
a vulnerable disclosure of cookie usage. That is, when sent a
Cookie with the '=' character, Microsoft IIS will either respond
with an error (if actually processing the cookie via a specific
asp page) or disclose information of the .inc file used. This can
be used to map applications which are processing cookies.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2004-05/0255.html

Solution :

Configure IIS to return custom error pages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 12229 ()

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