Ipswitch WhatsUp Professional 404 error path disclosure

whatsup-404error-path-disclosure (26504) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk


Ipswitch WhatsUp Professional could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information. If a remote attacker could force WhatsUp Professional to return a 404 error message, path information could be returned along with the error. An attacker could use this information to launch further attacks against the affected system.


Obtain Information


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • Ipswitch, Inc. Web site: WhatsUp Professional 2006 - Premium vs. Standard.
  • CVE-2006-2355: Ipswitch WhatsUp Professional 2006 and Ipswitch WhatsUp Professional 2006 Premium allows remote attackers to obtain full path information via 404 error messages. NOTE: the provenance of this information is unknown; the details are obtained solely from third party information.
  • OSVDB ID: 25477: Ipswitch WhatsUp Professional NmConsole Error Message Path Disclosure
  • SA20075: WhatsUp Professional Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Ipswitch WhatsUp 2006 Professional
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server


May 11, 2006

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