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Apache Tips and Tricks

RussianRoot July 18, 2013 0

Using Google’s Cache to Serve Deep Linked Images I run a few web sites. I don’t care if people copy any images off them to use on their own site. I don’t mind if

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Apache Tips: Disable the HTTP TRACE Method

Apache Tips: Disable the HTTP TRACE Method

RussianRoot July 18, 2013 0

Applies: apache 1.3.x / apache 2.0.x Required apache module: - Scope: global server configurationType: security Description: How to disable the HTTP TRACE method on recent apache versions. Most vulnerability scanners (like the popular nessus, but commercial

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Apache Tips & Tricks: Hide a File Type From Directory Indexes

Apache Tips & Tricks: Hide a File Type From Directory Indexes

RussianRoot July 18, 2013 0

Applies: apache 1.3.x / apache 2.0.x Required apache module: mod_autoindex Scope: global server configuration, virtual host, directory, .htaccess Type: security Description: How to hide some files from appearing in directory indexes. Useful: to prevent certain files from appearing

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Apache Tips & Tricks: Hide PHP Version (X-Powered-By)

Apache Tips & Tricks: Hide PHP Version (X-Powered-By)

RussianRoot July 18, 2013 0

Applies: apache 1.3.x / apache 2.0.x Required apache module: mod-php4/mod-php5 Scope: php.ini Type: security Description: How to hide the PHP version to remote requests. Useful: to not disclose un-needed information. As shown in”Discover the web server software and

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Apache Tips & Tricks: Hide Apache Software Version

Apache Tips & Tricks: Hide Apache Software Version

RussianRoot July 18, 2013 0

Applies: apache 1.3.x / apache 2.0.x Required apache module: – (included in core) Scope: global server configuration Type: security Description: How to hide the apache software version to remote requests. Useful: to not disclose un-needed information. As shown in

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Apache Tips & Tricks: Default Apache2 Configuration Files Location

Apache Tips & Tricks: Default Apache2 Configuration Files Location

RussianRoot July 18, 2013 0

Applies: apache 2.0.x Required apache module: – Scope: global server configuration Type: informational Description: where the default apache2 configuration files are located on various Linux distributions. Useful: hmm… you probably know this already, so not really useful… Just

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Apache Tips & Tricks: Discover the Web Server Software and Version of a Remote Server

Apache Tips & Tricks: Discover the Web Server Software and Version of a Remote Server

RussianRoot July 18, 2013 0

Applies: – (all web servers might respond with something ‘useful’ here, depends from configurations) Required apache module: – Scope: – Type: informational, remote Description: anyone can (if interested) find out (if not properly hidden) what software is running on a remote web

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