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Enabled default configuration


The servers default page is enabled, which allows an attacker to access it and obtain relevant technical information about the server.


Obtain technical information from the application that can be used to augment the attack vector.


Disable or modify the servers default page in such a way that no information can be obtained from it.


Anonymous attacker from Internet.

Expected Remediation Time

⌚ 15 minutes.


Default score using CVSS 3.1. It may change depending on the context of the vulnerability.


  • Attack vector: N
  • Attack complexity: L
  • Privileges required: N
  • User interaction: N
  • Scope: U
  • Confidentiality: L
  • Integrity: N
  • Availability: N


  • Exploit code madurity: X
  • Remediation level: X
  • Report confidence: X


  • Vector string: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:X/RL:X/RC:X
  • Score:
    • Base: 5.3
    • Temporal: 5.3
  • Severity:
    • Base: Medium
    • Temporal: Medium

Code Examples

Compliant code

The server configuration does not allow sensitive information in the default index pages

# Alternate default index pages
DirectoryIndex first.html index.htm index.html

Non compliant code

The server configuration for the default index pages is activated

# Alternate default index pages
DirectoryIndex first.html index.htm index.html sensitiveFile.php


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