Microsoft FrontPage Unpassworded Installation

High Nessus Plugin ID 11455


The remote web server is configured insecurely.


The remote web server appears to have FrontPage Extensions installed with incorrectly set permissions. A remote attacker could exploit this to modify web pages on the server.


If FrontPage is being used to administer the website, tighten the permissions. If not, remove the _vti_* directories and _vti_inf.html.
Refer to the advisory for more information.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 11455

File Name: frontpage_passwordless.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.21 $

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2003/04/04

Modified: 2012/09/21

Dependencies: 10107, 10386, 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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