Kismet Server Information Disclosure

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

It is possible to collect information from the remote wireless
monitoring service.

Description :

The remote host is running a Kismet server and allows clients to use
it to monitor wireless activity. An anonymous attacker may use the
information collected to gain a better understanding of your network.

See also :

Solution :

Limit incoming traffic to this port if desired and, if appropriate,
don't allow clients to list WEP keys.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 33257 (kismet_server_info.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:


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