Netscape Server ?PageServices Request Forced Directory Listing

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 10153


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


The version of Netscape Server running on the remote host is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, by using a crafted URL request with '?PageServices' appended, to display a listing of the page directory, which may contain sensitive files.


Upgrade your Netscape Server or turn off indexing.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 10153

File Name: netscape_PageServices.nasl

Version: 1.42

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 1999/06/22

Updated: 2018/07/16

Dependencies: 10107, 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:netscape:enterprise_server

Required KB Items: www/iplanet

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Exploited by Nessus: true

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1998/08/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0269

BID: 7621