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IIS 6.0 retuning private IP in HTTP reponse header

Last Modified: 2012-05-05
Recently got audited and a scan found that one of my IIS 6.0 servers was returning it's private IP in the HTTP response body.  How can I block this IP from being displayed?

attached is the actual snippet from the audit.

GET https://csr.pscufs.com/FIEnrollment HTTP/1.1
Accept: image/gif, image/x-xbitmap, image/jpeg, image/pjpeg, application/x-shockwave-flash, application/vnd.ms-excel, application/vnd.ms-powerpoint, application/msword, application/x-ms-application, application/x-ms-xbap, application/vnd.ms-xpsdocument, application/xaml+xml, */*
UA-CPU: x86
User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 5.1; InfoPath.2; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 3.0.04506.648; .NET CLR 3.5.21022; MS-RTC LM 8) Paros/3.2.13
Host: csr.pscufs.com
Connection: Keep-Alive
Accept-Language: en-us
HTTP/1.1 301 Moved Permanently
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2008 13:52:02 GMT
Content-Length: 156
Content-Type: text/html
Location: https://csr.pscufs.com/FIEnrollment/
X-Powered-By: ASP.NET
Keep-Alive: timeout=1201, max=100
Connection: Keep-Alive
<head><title>Document Moved</title></head>
<body><h1>Object Moved</h1>This document may be found <a HREF="http://172.x.x.x/FIEnrollment/">here</a></body>

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