Gitignore File Detected

Medium Web Application Scanning Plugin ID 98595

Synopsis

Gitignore File Detected

Description

The web server on the remote host contains gitignore configuration files. This potential flaw can be used to access content from the web server that might otherwise be private.

Solution

Remove the listed .gitignore file.

See Also

https://git-scm.com/docs/gitignore

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 98595

Type: remote

Published: 2019/05/16

Updated: 2019/05/16

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

Reference Information

CWE: 538

WASC: Predictable Resource Location

OWASP: 2017-A6, 2013-A5, 2010-A6