Awstats Web Statistics Server Detection

Low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2504

Synopsis

The remote host may give an attacker information useful for future attacks.

Description

The remote web server is running the awstats statistics program. Awstats parses the web logs and gives a potential attacker information regarding hosts that have accessed the server, resources accessed, total statistics for the Web server, version of Web server, and more.

Solution

Use ACLs to protect the awstats report.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 2504

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2016/01/15

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low