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iPlanet Web Server and Netscape Enterprise Server Web Publisher commands allow directory enumeration

Vulnerability Note VU#32794

Original Release Date: 2002-01-11 | Last Revised: 2002-01-11

Overview

A vulnerability exists in iPlanet Web Server and Netscape Enterprise Server in which Web Publisher commands can be used to obtain directory listings.

Description

iPlanet Web Server and Netscape Enterprise Server permit unauthenticated remote users to enumerate server directories via Web Publisher commands such as ?wp-ver-info and ?wp-cs-dump. The directory listing will be provided regardless of the state of Web Publisher or access control lists (ACLs). See iPlanet Knowledge Base Article 4302 for more information.

Impact

Unauthenticated remote users can enumerate directory listings.

Solution

Disable or Configure Directory Indexing

    • If you are running Netscape Enterprise Server (NES) version 3.6 SP3 or earlier, disable Directory Indexing.
    • If you are running iPlanet Web Server (iWS) 4.x, either disable Directory Indexing or configure "Fancy" indexing.

Vendor Information

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Netscape

Updated:  January 11, 2002

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

iPlanet has published iPlanet Knowledge Base Article 4302.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

The CERT/CC has no additional comments at this time.

If you have feedback, comments, or additional information about this vulnerability, please send us email.

iPlanet

Updated:  January 11, 2002

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

iPlanet has published iPlanet Knowledge Base Article 4302.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

The CERT/CC has no additional comments at this time.

If you have feedback, comments, or additional information about this vulnerability, please send us email.


CVSS Metrics

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Temporal N/A N/A
Environmental N/A

References

Credit

This document was written by Jeff S. Havrilla and Art Manion.

Other Information

CVE IDs: CVE-2000-0236
Severity Metric: 5.63
Date Public: 2000-03-17
Date First Published: 2002-01-11
Date Last Updated: 2002-01-11 22:30 UTC
Document Revision: 12

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