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RE: Global.asa security under IIS 6.0
From: "Michael Howard" <mikehow () microsoft com>
Date: Wed, 9 Jun 2004 10:09:28 -0700

Iis won't serve up global.asa to users, that said, you shouldn't store sensitive data in there either!

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-----Original Message-----
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 if ?


Thanks in advance!


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