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From Noel Butler <>
Subject Re: TRACE still enabled by default
Date Wed, 21 Mar 2012 13:41:10 GMT
On Wed, 2012-03-21 at 13:55 +0100, Reindl Harald wrote:


Firstly, as stated previously, I agree TRACE should be disabled by
default because those that need it are probably at about 1 in 10000, and
I'd like to see a proper vote called on it :)  however...

> fact is that nessus-scans usually complaining about TRACE on

Nessus, despite I do like it, and as it is a respected industry
standard, has its fair share of false positives, for simple example,
look at FTP, running a public FTP server you get a severity "medium"
warning, I mean like..  WTF... if anything, it should be an "info" ,
which brings me to their LOW ratings, they need to introduce an INFO
level, because 95% of "low" are not issues at all.

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