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HTTP OPTIONS Method Enabled

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HTTP OPTIONS Method Enabled

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
10/07/2005
Created
03/19/2019
Added
08/28/2018
Modified
01/15/2019

Description

Web servers that respond to the OPTIONS HTTP method expose what other methods are supported by the web server, allowing attackers to narrow and intensify their efforts.

Solution(s)

  • disable-http-options-method
  • disable-http-options-method-apache
  • disable-http-options-method-IIS
  • disable-http-options-method-nginx

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