JetBrains .idea Directory Detected

medium Web Application Scanning Plugin ID 98701

Synopsis

JetBrains .idea Directory Detected

Description

A JetBrains .idea Directory has been detected. This directory contains project specific settings in xml format. These configuration files may include sensitive information such as server configuration settings, component module information, compiler information, credentials, project history and stack fingerprinting data.

These files should not be publicly accessible and thus should be removed immediately.

Solution

Remove .idea directory

See Also

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/17049416/what-is-the-idea-folder

https://www.acunetix.com/vulnerabilities/web/jetbrains-idea-project-directory/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 98701

Type: remote

Published: 9/2/2019

Updated: 11/26/2021

Scan Template: api, scan, pci

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

CVSS Score Source: Tenable

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

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

CVSS Score Source: Tenable

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:jetbrains:intellij_idea:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Reference Information