VCEM-67-000024 - ESX Agent Manager must be configured to show error pages with minimal information.

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Web servers will often display error messages to client users, including enough information to aid in the debugging of the error. The information given back in error messages may display the web server type, version, patches installed, plug-ins and modules installed, type of code being used by the hosted application, and any backends being used for data storage.

This information could be used by an attacker to blueprint what type of attacks might be successful. Therefore, the Security Token Service must be configured with a catch-all error handler that redirects to a standard 'error.jsp'.


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Add the following section under the <web-apps> node:


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Item Details

References: CAT|II, CCI|CCI-001312, Rule-ID|SV-239395r674679_rule, STIG-ID|VCEM-67-000024, Vuln-ID|V-239395

Plugin: Unix

Control ID: 5bf01229b80b0f589376a93432f487b9cdcfba15ba12ff3d4061692bf2fe4bd8