MS10-070: Vulnerability in ASP.NET Could Allow Information Disclosure (2418042)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 49695
SynopsisThe version of the .NET framework installed on the remote host has an information disclosure vulnerability.
DescriptionThere is an information disclosure vulnerability in ASP.NET, part of the .NET framework. Information can be leaked due to improper error handling during encryption padding.
A remote attacker could exploit this to decrypt and modify an ASP.NET application's server-encrypted data. In .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 and above, an attacker could exploit this to download any file within the ASP.NET application, including web.config.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for the .NET Framework on Windows XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, and 2008 R2.