Apache Banner Linux Distribution Disclosure

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The name of the Linux distribution running on the remote host was
found in the banner of the web server.

Description :

This plugin extracts the banner of the Apache web server and attempts
to determine which Linux distribution the remote host is running.

Solution :

If you do not wish to display this information, edit 'httpd.conf' and
set the directive 'ServerTokens Prod' and restart Apache.

Risk factor :


Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 18261 (distro_guess.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:


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