[Nikto-discuss] Error reading HTTP response
dave at cirt.net
Fri Mar 12 09:59:19 UTC 2010
On Thu, 11 Mar 2010 20:17:05 -0000, Peter Wang <wkwang at cisco.com> wrote:
> I upgraded Nikto to 2.1.1 and did a scan. Nikto returned a lot of ³error
> reading HTTP response². It didn¹t have this error with previous Nikto
> Do you know what¹s the issue with Nikto 2.1.1?
I added this in 2.1.0 - before it would silently ignore errors from the
webserver. Now it reports them, this is the web server not returning an
HTTP response. You normally get these from embedded devices, or if there's
an IPS. Though it looks like some webservers return it for all CGI paths.
I'm tempted to alter this to an optional error reporting (e.g. -D e to see
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