Teredo Server Detection

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Synopsis :

A Teredo server is listening on the remote host.

Description :

The remote host is running a Teredo server. Teredo is a protocol for
tunneling IPv6 over UDP, and is used to give nodes the ability to obtain
IPv6 connectivity behind IPv4 network address translation (NAT) devices.
A Teredo server is a node that is connected to both IPv4 and IPv6 networks.

See also :

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teredo_tunneling
http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc4380.txt
http://www.nessus.org/u?5b3b43f5

Solution :

Limit incoming traffic to this port if desired. When full IPv6 connectivity is available, the
Teredo server should be disabled.

Risk factor :

None

Family: Service detection

Nessus Plugin ID: 23972 ()

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