WebDAV Detection

info Nessus Plugin ID 11424
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Synopsis

The remote server is running with WebDAV enabled.

Description

WebDAV is an industry standard extension to the HTTP specification.
It adds a capability for authorized users to remotely add and manage the content of a web server.

If you do not use this extension, you should disable it.

Solution

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=241520

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 11424

File Name: webdav_enabled.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.19

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 3/20/2003

Updated: 3/14/2011

Dependencies: http_version.nasl, find_service1.nasl