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Test ID:
Category:CGI abuses
Title:ColdFusion Path Disclosure

It is possible to make the remote web server
disclose the physical path to its web root by
requesting a MS-DOS device ending in .dbm (as
in nul.dbm).

Solution :
The vendor suggests turning on 'Check that file exists' :

Windows 2000:
1. Open the Management console
2. Click on 'Internet Information Services'
3. Right-click on the website and select 'Properties'
4. Select 'Home Directory'
5. Click on 'Configuration'
6. Select '.cfm'
7. Click on 'Edit'
8. Make sure 'Check that file exists' is checked
9. Do the same for '.dbm'

Risk factor : Low

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 4542
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2002-0576
Bugtraq: 20020418 KPMG-2002013: Coldfusion Path Disclosure (Google Search)
CopyrightThis script is Copyright (C) 2003 Renaud Deraison

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