Database Connection String Detected

Severity: Information

Invicti detected a Possible Database Connection String on your web server.

Depending on the nature of the connection string disclosed, an attacker can mount one or more of the following types of attacks:
  • Access the database or other data resources. With the privileges of the account obtained; attempt to read, update or delete arbitrary data from the database.
  • Access password protected administrative mechanisms such as "dashboard", "management console" and "admin panel" potentially leading to full control of the application.
Actions To Take#

Remove all the database connection strings on the public web pages.


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