Web Server / Application favicon.ico Vendor Fingerprinting

Info Nessus Plugin ID 20108


The remote web server contains a graphic image that is prone to information disclosure.


The 'favicon.ico' file found on the remote web server belongs to a popular web server. This may be used to fingerprint the web server.


Remove the 'favicon.ico' file or create a custom one for your site.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 20108

File Name: webserver_favicon.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.41 $

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2005/10/28

Modified: 2014/10/14

Dependencies: 10107

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Reference Information

OSVDB: 39272