Apache Banner Linux Distribution Disclosure

info Nessus Plugin ID 18261


The name of the Linux distribution running on the remote host was found in the banner of the web server.


Nessus was able to extract the banner of the Apache web server and determine which Linux distribution the remote host is running.


If you do not wish to display this information, edit 'httpd.conf' and set the directive 'ServerTokens Prod' and restart Apache.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 18261

File Name: distro_guess.nasl

Version: 1.101

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 5/15/2005

Updated: 3/21/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apache:http_server