Apache mod_status /server-status Information Disclosure

medium Nessus Plugin ID 10677
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Synopsis

The remote web server discloses process information.

Description

A remote unauthenticated attacker can obtain an overview of the remote Apache web server's activity and performance by requesting the URL '/server-status'. This overview includes information such as current hosts and requests being processed, the number of workers idle and service requests, and CPU utilization.

Solution

Update Apache's configuration file(s) to either disable mod_status or restrict access to specific hosts.

See Also

https://www.owasp.org/index.php/SCG_WS_Apache

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 10677

File Name: apache_server_status.nasl

Version: 1.24

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 5/28/2001

Updated: 8/9/2018

Dependencies: apache_http_version.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Apache

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/1/1999