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Secure Configuration Guide page structure is presented below. Please use the template to make the Guide more clean and unified.


A detailed description of the product (can be taken from the official website)

Common Misconfigurations

Misconfiguration 1


%ProductName% allows unauthorized attacker to list all users of the system ...

// Detailed description of the impact. Is it enabled by default? Vulnerable versions.

How to test

In order to test for %Misconfiguration_1%, one should ...

// Proof-of-concept here. Please include the screenshots and widely known tools/scanners!


Initial/common value of parameter "listUsers" from config.xml is set to "true".

To assess the vulnerability it is enough to change the value to false:


Misconfiguration 2




// please also include links to already existing OWASP pages!