Summary

Acunetix 360 identified a version disclosure (ASP.NET MVC framework) in target web server's HTTP response.

This information can help an attacker gain a greater understanding of the systems in use and potentially develop further attacks targeted at the specific version of ASP.NET MVC framework.

Impact

An attacker might use the disclosed information to harvest specific security vulnerabilities for the version identified.

Remediation

Configure your web server to prevent information leakage from the X-AspNetMvc-Version header of its HTTP response by adding the following code to the Application_Start() function in Global.asax.cs:
	MvcHandler.DisableMvcResponseHeader = true;

Severity

Low

Classification

CAPEC-170 CWE-205 HIPAA-164.306(a) 164.308(a) ISO27001-A.18.1.3 WASC-45 OWASP 2013-A5 OWASP 2017-A6