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HTTP TRACE Method Enabled Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
http TRACE XSS attack
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Debugging functions are enabled on the remote HTTP server.
The remote webserver supports the TRACE and/or TRACK methods. TRACE and TRACK
are HTTP methods which are used to debug web server connections.
It has been shown that servers supporting this method are subject to
cross-site-scripting attacks, dubbed XST for "Cross-Site-Tracing", when
used in conjunction with various weaknesses in browsers.
A possible hacker may use this flaw to trick your legitimate web users to give
him their credentials.
Disable these methods.
See also :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
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