Microsoft IIS viewcode.asp Arbitrary File Access

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1706

Synopsis

The file viewcode.asp is a default IIS file that can give a malicious user information about your file system or source files.

Description

The file viewcode.asp is a default IIS file that can give a malicious user information about your file system or source files. Specifically, viewcode.asp can allow a remote user to potentially read any file on a web server's hard drive.

Solution

Delete the file if not needed or use suitable access control lists to ensure that the file is not world readable.

See Also

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS99-013.mspx

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1706

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1724

Nessus ID: 10576

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0737

BID: 167