HTTP TRACE / TRACK Methods Allowed

medium Nessus Plugin ID 11213
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Debugging functions are enabled on the remote web server.


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.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 11213

File Name: xst_http_trace.nasl

Version: 1.73

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 1/23/2003

Updated: 6/12/2020

Dependencies: http_version.nasl

Risk Information

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)


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/20/2003

Reference Information

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

BID: 9506, 9561, 11604, 33374, 37995

CERT: 288308, 867593

CWE: 16, 200