WebSphere '.war' File Detection

Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4961

Synopsis

The remote web server is hosting .war files.

Description

The remote web server is hosting .war files. .war files are compressed source code containers that contain all of the source code and resource files for a particular web application. An attacker gaining access to this file can use any common decompression software and gain access to the source code and resource files. This can lead to the loss of confidential data and possibly more sophisticated future attacks.

Solution

N/A

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 4961

Family: Data Leakage

Published: 2009/03/13

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:websphere_application_server