HTTP TRACE / TRACK Methods Allowed

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 11213

Synopsis

Debugging functions are enabled on the remote web server.

Description

The remote web server supports the TRACE and/or TRACK methods. TRACE and TRACK are HTTP methods that are used to debug web server connections.

Solution

Disable these methods. Refer to the plugin output for more information.

See Also

http://www.cgisecurity.com/whitehat-mirror/WH-WhitePaper_XST_ebook.pdf

http://www.apacheweek.com/issues/03-01-24

http://download.oracle.com/sunalerts/1000718.1.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 11213

File Name: xst_http_trace.nasl

Version: 1.68

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2003/01/23

Modified: 2018/09/17

Dependencies: 10107

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2004-2320

CVSS Score Rationale: Tenable believes the xst vulnerability only affects confidentiality, not integrity (reflected in nvd's score for cve-2010-0386)

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2003/01/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-1567, CVE-2004-2320, CVE-2010-0386

BID: 9506, 9561, 11604, 33374, 37995

CERT: 288308, 867593

CWE: 16, 200