Apache Tomcat Default Error Page Version Detection

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Apache Tomcat is running on the remote host and is reporting its
version number on the default error pages. A remote attacker can
exploit this information to mount further attacks.

See also :


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 :


Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 39446 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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