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Programming Error Message That Might Leak Sensitive Information

Netsparker identified a programming error message.

Impact

The error message may disclose sensitive information and this information can be used by an attacker to mount new attacks or to enlarge the attack surface. Source code, stack trace, etc. data may be disclosed. Most of these issues will be identified and reported separately by Netsparker.

Remedy

Do not provide error messages on production environments. Save error messages with a reference number to a backend storage such as a log, text file or database, then show this number and a static user-friendly error message to the user. 


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