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This is a Vulnerability. To view all vulnerabilities, please see the Vulnerability Category page.
Application reveals details about its inner working by behaving differently, or sending different responses, to different user inputs.
Attackers try to observe the internal working of the application to obtain clues of attacks.
Attacks that can take advantage of the information revealed in this vulnerability. For example, if an attacker knows whether a user name exists or not through the login response, he can accordingly change his strategy of a brute-force attack.