How to address Vulnerabilities on a website hosted on a dedicated server

A 3rd party company has provided us with security vunrability analysis of our company websites and management wish me to report on how we will tackle these issues.

Alert group                                   Severity      Alert count
SSL 2.0                           deprecated  protocol      High      1      
ASP.NET                                  error message      Medium      1      
The POODLE attack           (SSLv3 supported)      Medium      1      
ASP.NET                             version disclosure      Low      1      
Clickjacking:         X-Frame-Options header missing      Low      1      
OPTIONS                            method is enabled      Low      1      
Error page           web server version disclosure      Informational      1      
Microsoft IIS                  version disclosure      Informational      1      

Please advise on how we can tackle each of these issues.

Thank you
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upgrade SSL to the latest version, via your SSL certificate provider.
Set display error on your asp server to no, don't display error messages and warnings ..
Upgrade your server ..upgrade operating system.
To be frank upgrading everthing should solve most of the issues.
I advise you upgrade then make this check again!
Dave HoweSoftware and Hardware EngineerCommented:
That looks like the output of a nessus scan - the nessus report should have included links to the remedial pages.

SSL2/SSL3 would be
IIS version disclosure -

if you give more data on the other vulns, I can give you the urls for those too :D
Dan McFaddenSystems EngineerCommented:
The Disclosure issues are in part due to a default included HTTP Header.  Open IIS Manager, go to the server object, go into the HTTP Response Headers feature and delete "XPowered-By"  Its not needed.

For more detail on containing info disclosure issues check out these links:

- (Blog Article and Opinion)
- (how to article)

Articles about securing up your SSL implementation, uses PowerShell to set things up:


Then you can test your implementation thru the following website:



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Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
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