Apache Tomcat Default Error Page Version Detection

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote web server reports its version number on error pages.

Description :

Apache Tomcat appears to be running on the remote host and reporting
its version number on the default error pages. A remote attacker
could use this information to mount further attacks.

See also :

http://wiki.apache.org/tomcat/FAQ/Miscellaneous#Q6
http://jcp.org/en/jsr/detail?id=315

Solution :

Replace the default error pages with custom error pages to hide the
version number. Refer to the Apache wiki or the Java Servlet
Specification for more information.

Risk factor :

None

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 39446 ()

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