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Microsoft IIS default installation/welcome page installed

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Microsoft IIS default installation/welcome page installed

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
04/21/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/21/2005
Modified
12/04/2013

Description

The IIS default installation or "Welcome" page is installed on this server. This usually indicates a newly installed server which has not yet been configured properly and which may not be known about.

In many cases, IIS is installed by default and the user may not be aware that the web server is running. These servers are rarely patched and rarely monitored, providing hackers with a convenient target that is not likely to trip any alarms.

Solution(s)

  • iis-server-disable-or-rm-default-page

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