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From "Sergey Beryozkin (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (CXF-7114) Disable HTTP TRACE method on CXF http-jetty transport
Date Mon, 31 Oct 2016 17:59:59 GMT


Sergey Beryozkin commented on CXF-7114:

Should it be optionally disabled (you mentioned Pax Web disabling it by default) ? And should
it be 405 status instead of  500 ?

> Disable HTTP TRACE method on CXF http-jetty transport
> -----------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: CXF-7114
>                 URL:
>             Project: CXF
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Transports
>    Affects Versions: 3.0.4
>            Reporter: Joe Luo
>            Priority: Minor
>         Attachments: patch.txt
> We had a security scan and found that standalone CXF endpoint using http-jetty transport
still had HTTP TRACE method enabled. It is considered as a security risk. 
> It's not a problem if the CXF http-jetty transport is used with Pax Web as Pax Web had
already had it's embedded Jetty engine's HTTP TRACE method disabled by default. 
> So we should disable HTTP TRACE method in JettyHTTPHandler. Please find attached patch.txt
for more detail.

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