Git Repository Served by Web Server

medium Nessus Plugin ID 65702


The remote web server may disclose information due to a configuration weakness.


The web server on the remote host allows read access to a Git repository. This potential flaw can be used to download content from the Web server that might otherwise be private.


Verify that the listed Git repositories are served intentionally.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 65702

File Name: git_in_www.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 3/27/2013

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

Excluded KB Items: Settings/disable_cgi_scanning