apcnisd / apcupsd Detection

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

A UPS monitoring service is listening on the remote port.

Description :

The remote service is a daemon to monitor and manage an APC UPS
battery backup unit.

Solution :

Access to this port should be restricted to authorized hosts only, as
a flaw or a lack of authentication in this service may allow an
attacker to turn off the devices plugged into the remote APC.

Risk factor :


Family: Service detection

Nessus Plugin ID: 11483 (apcnisd_detect.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:


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