Apache mod_info /server-info Information Disclosure

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 10678

Synopsis

The remote web server discloses configuration information.

Description

A remote unauthenticated attacker can obtain an overview of the remote Apache web server's configuration by requesting the URL '/server-info'. This overview includes information such as installed modules, their configuration, and assorted run-time settings.

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: 10678

File Name: apache_server_info.nasl

Version: 1.29

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2001/05/28

Updated: 2018/08/09

Dependencies: 48204

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

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:/a:apache:http_server

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Apache

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1999/01/01