Web Server / Application favicon.ico Vendor Fingerprinting

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Javier Fernandez-Sanguino

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a graphic image that is prone to
information disclosure.

Description :

The 'favicon.ico' file found on the remote web server belongs to a
popular web server. This may be used to fingerprint the web server.

Solution :

Remove the 'favicon.ico' file or create a custom one for your site.

Risk factor :


Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 20108 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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