HMAP Web Server Fingerprinting

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc. - HMAP research by Dustin Lee


Synopsis :

HMAP fingerprints the remote HTTP server.

Description :

By sending several valid and invalid HTTP requests, it may be possible
to identify the remote web server type. In some cases, its version can
also be approximated, as well as some options.

An attacker may use this tool to identify the kind of the remote web
server and gain further knowledge about this host.

Suggestions for defense against fingerprinting are presented in
http://acsac.org/2002/abstracts/96.html

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?05d4ce87
http://seclab.cs.ucdavis.edu/papers/hmap-thesis.pdf
http://projects.webappsec.org/w/page/13246925/Fingerprinting

Solution :

n/a

Risk factor :

None

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 11919 ()

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