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Re: Global.asa security under IIS 6.0
From: "Matt Fisher" <mattfisher () comcast net>
Date: Wed, 9 Jun 2004 22:01:33 -0400
IIS won't serve global.asa by default, but be very careful not to make
inadvertent backups of it ... they'll drop their source, and if you happen
to have a dsn-less ado connection string in there ....
I've also gotten them off a fine default SiteServer script (something like
"viewsource.asp") but that's a whole different matter.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Howard" <mikehow () microsoft com>
To: "Bénoni MARTIN" <Benoni.MARTIN () libertis ga>;
<webappsec () securityfocus com>; <pen-test () securityfocus com>
Sent: Wednesday, June 09, 2004 1:09 PM
Subject: RE: Global.asa security under IIS 6.0
Iis won't serve up global.asa to users, that said, you shouldn't store
sensitive data in there either!
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From: Bénoni MARTIN [mailto:Benoni.MARTIN () libertis ga]
Sent: Tuesday, June 08, 2004 1:18 AM
To: webappsec () securityfocus com; pen-test () securityfocus com
Subject: Global.asa security under IIS 6.0
Hi list !
I am wondering about how much secure is the "global.asa" file in ASP. It =
seems that we can gather there most of the parameters used with our ASP =
pages, but it can be also a weakness if a malicious guy gets access to = it
So anyone one knows how secure is it to use global.asa, how can we get = it
from a website (IIS refuses access to it with an =
http://blahblahblah.com/global.asa)...and how can we avoid people = stealing
Thanks in advance!