Multiple Product Version Disclosure

1980-01-01T00:00:00
ID OSVDB:343
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 1980-01-01T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

Many applications are designed to reveal their version number, configuration revision number or other such information. While helpful to administrators, this information is often valuable to would-be attackers in carrying out further, more focused attacks.

Solution Description

It is possible to correct the flaw by implementing the following workaround: When possible, configure applications so as not to reveal any version or configuration information.

Short Description

Many applications are designed to reveal their version number, configuration revision number or other such information. While helpful to administrators, this information is often valuable to would-be attackers in carrying out further, more focused attacks.

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