Apache mod_info /server-info Information Disclosure

medium Nessus Plugin ID 10678
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The remote web server discloses configuration information.


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.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 10678

File Name: apache_server_info.nasl

Version: 1.29

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 5/28/2001

Updated: 8/9/2018

Dependencies: apache_http_version.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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


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