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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) 5.1 may allow remote attackers to view the contents of a Frontpage Server Extension (FPSE) file, as claimed using an HTTP request for colegal.htm that contains .. (dot dot) sequences.

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CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.


Advisory Timeline

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