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Java Servlet Version Disclosure in HTTP Headers

Netsparker identified a version disclosure (Java Servlet) in target web server's HTTP response.

This information can help an attacker gain a greater understanding of the systems in use and potentially develop further attacks targeted at the specific version of Java Servlet.

Impact

An attacker might use the disclosed information to harvest specific security vulnerabilities for the version identified.

Remedy

Configure your web server to prevent information leakage from the X-Powered-By header of its HTTP response. 


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