An anonymous reader writes "A security flaw in Microsoft's ASP.NET apparently allows access to password-protected areas just by altering a URL. There's no patch yet, but in the meantime Microsoft is telling ASP.NET developers they can rewrite their applications to prevent exploits. About 2.9 million web sites run on ASP.NET according to Netcraft." Some more links: another Microsoft article, NTBugtraq, K-Otik and Heise.
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