Microsoft IIS/PWS %2e Request ASP Source Disclosure

medium Nessus Plugin ID 10363


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


It is possible to get the source code of a remote ASP script by appending '%2e' to the end of the request. ASP source code usually contains sensitive information such as logins and passwords.


Unknown at this time.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 10363

File Name: asp_source_dot.nasl

Version: 1.35

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 4/10/2000

Updated: 6/29/2018

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: www/ASP

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Exploited by Nessus: true

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/19/1997

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0253

BID: 1814