Web Server Crafted Request Vendor/Version Information Disclosure

Info Nessus Plugin ID 11239


The remote host is running a web server that may be leaking information.


The web server running on the remote host appears to be hiding its version or name, which is a good thing. However, using a specially crafted request, Nessus was able to discover the information.


No generic solution is known. Contact your vendor for a fix or a workaround.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 11239

File Name: www_server_name.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.25 $

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2003/02/19

Modified: 2015/12/23

Dependencies: 10582

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Reference Information

OSVDB: 2110