Hidden File Finder

Type: Active Scan

Risk: Medium

Description

A sensitive file was identified as accessible or available. This may leak administrative, configuration, or credential information which can be leveraged by a malicious individual to further attack the system or conduct social engineering efforts.

Solution

Consider whether or not the component is actually required in production, if it isn't then disable it. If it is then ensure access to it requires appropriate authentication and authorization, or limit exposure to internal systems or specific source IPs, etc.

References

CWE: 538

WASC: 13

Code

Last updated: 2020-04-30 16:12:39.623Z