HSTS Missing From HTTPS Server

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Synopsis :

The remote web server is not enforcing HSTS.

Description :

The remote HTTPS server is not enforcing HTTP Strict Transport
Security (HSTS). The lack of HSTS allows downgrade attacks,
SSL-stripping man-in-the-middle attacks, and weakens cookie-hijacking
protections.

See also :

https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6797

Solution :

Configure the remote web server to use HSTS.

Risk factor :

None

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 84502 ()

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