Generic Map Nomatch

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Generic Map Nomatch is an identifier used by many products, services and databases to specify if a vulnerable doesn’t map to its CVE. This can be due to:-

  • Non-existing public CVE
  • The element might not match criteria for CVE
  • The developer has not mapped the bug yet

Virtual Programming’s VP-ASP Shopping Cart Default Configuration May Disclose Internal Database to Remote Users. This information includes user details, credit card details etc.


The impact include:-

  • Possible data breach
  • Possible leakage and/or manipulation of sensitive information

Mitigation / Precaution

This vulnerability can be fixed by:-

  • Making sure that the web server does not send out response headers that reveal information about the backend technology type or version.
  • Making sure that all the services running on the server’s open ports do not reveal information about their builds and versions.

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