.htaccess File Disclosure

Anandhu Krishnan
Published on
14 May 2024


Apache’s .htaccess files can be manipulated to expose sensitive information, such as server configurations and authentication details. This can lead to unauthorized access and control of the affected system.


Restrict or remove access to the .htaccess file by configuring the Apache Web Server software to disallow directory listing or limit access to authorized users.

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Anandhu Krishnan
Anandhu Krishnan
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