IBM Lotus Domino ?open Forced Directory Listing
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 10057
SynopsisDatabases can be browsed on the remote web server.
DescriptionIt is possible to browse the remote web server directories by appending '?open' to the end of the URL. For example :
Data that can be accessed by unauthorized users may include usernames, server names and IP addresses, dial-up server phone numbers, administration logs, files names, and data files (including credit card information, proprietary corporate data, and other information stored in eCommerce related databases.) In some instances, it may be possible for an unauthorized user to modify these files or perform server administration functions via the web administration interface.
SolutionDisable the database browsing. To do this :
1. From the Domino Administrator, select the Configuration tab, and open the Server document,
2. Select Internet Protocols - HTTP tab,
3. In the 'Allow HTTP clients to browse databases' field, choose No,
4. Save the document.