HTTP TRACE / TRACK Methods Allowed

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Synopsis :

Debugging functions are enabled on the remote web server.

Description :

The remote web server supports the TRACE and/or TRACK methods. TRACE
and TRACK are HTTP methods that are used to debug web server
connections.

See also :

http://www.cgisecurity.com/whitehat-mirror/WH-WhitePaper_XST_ebook.pdf
http://www.apacheweek.com/issues/03-01-24
http://download.oracle.com/sunalerts/1000718.1.html

Solution :

Disable these methods. Refer to the plugin output for more information.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 11213 ()

Bugtraq ID: 9506
9561
11604
33374
37995

CVE ID: CVE-2003-1567
CVE-2004-2320
CVE-2010-0386

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