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Warning and error messages displayed to clients must be modified to minimize the identity of the IIS 10.0 website, patches, loaded modules, and directory paths.


Overview

Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-218760 IIST-SI-000233 SV-218760r558649_rule Medium
Description
HTTP error pages contain information that could enable an attacker to gain access to an information system. Failure to prevent the sending of HTTP error pages with full information to remote requesters exposes internal configuration information to potential attackers.
STIG Date
Microsoft IIS 10.0 Site Security Technical Implementation Guide 2022-06-23

Details

Check Text ( C-20233r311178_chk )
Follow the procedures below for each site hosted on the IIS 10.0 web server:

Open the IIS 10.0 Manager.

Click the site name under review.

Double-click the "Error Pages" icon.

Click each error message and click "Edit Feature" setting from the "Actions" pane.

If any error message is not set to "Detailed errors for local requests and custom error pages for remote requests", this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-20231r311179_fix)
Follow the procedures below for each site hosted on the IIS 10.0 web server:

Open the IIS 10.0 Manager.

Click the site name under review.

Double-click the "Error Pages" icon.

Click each error message and click "Edit Feature" Setting from the "Actions" pane; set each error message to "Detailed errors for local requests and custom error pages for remote requests".