Web Application Security
rating TRACE Nov 12 2014 04:19PM
Robin Wood (robin digi ninja) (3 replies)
Re: rating TRACE Nov 14 2014 01:41PM
Simon Ward (simon westpoint ltd uk)
Re: rating TRACE Nov 13 2014 04:13PM
Seth Art (sethsec gmail com) (3 replies)
Re: rating TRACE Nov 14 2014 04:45PM
Manolis Mavrofidis (mmavrofides gmail com)
Re: rating TRACE Nov 14 2014 12:57PM
Simon Ward (simon westpoint ltd uk)
Re: rating TRACE Nov 14 2014 08:48AM
Robin Wood (robin digi ninja)
On 13 November 2014 16:13, Seth Art <sethsec (at) gmail (dot) com [email concealed]> wrote:
> Robin,
>
> If you are lucky, it might be a false positive. I have seen cases
> where OPTIONS tells you that TRACE is supported, but if you try the
> TRACE method, you get a 501 Not Implemented. Worth a try.

You find that a lot with IIS, OPTIONS almost always says it is there
but then it is rarely enabled. Shows why you should always do false
positive checking.

Robin

> Seth
>
> On Wed, Nov 12, 2014 at 11:19 AM, Robin Wood <robin (at) digi (dot) ninj [email concealed]a> wrote:
>> I've always given TRACE enabled a rating of low in my reports and I
>> know other testers who don't even bother reporting it but a client has
>> asked for a CVSS score for it and in Googling I found that Rapid 7
>> rate it as a 6.0, that is high end of medium.
>>
>> http://www.rapid7.co.uk/db/vulnerabilities/http-trace-method-enabled
>>
>> Looking at the metrics they give it does appear to be a reasonable
>> score and checking on the calculator I get a 5.8
>>
>> http://nvd.nist.gov/cvss.cfm?calculator&version=2&vector=%28AV:N/AC:M/Au
:N/C:P/I:P/A:N%29
>>
>> I know newer browsers can't make TRACE requests through JavaScript but
>> there is a commeon the OWASP site about potentially using Java to make
>> the call. In my opinion if you've got Java running on a client machine
>> then TRACE isn't what you are likely to be thinking about.
>>
>> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Cross_Site_Tracing
>>
>> I'm curious what others think, do you rate TRACE as low or medium?
>>
>> Robin
>>
>>
>>
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RES: rating TRACE Nov 12 2014 11:33PM
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