UPnP Internet Gateway Device (IGD) Protocol Detection

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote device supports the IGD protocol.

Description :

According to its UPnP data, the remote device is a NAT router which
supports the Internet Gateway Device (IGD) Standardized Device Control
Protocol. Therefore, the device is potentially vulnerable as the
protocol can allow an adjacent attacker to punch holes in your
firewall (e.g., via a malicious Flash animation or JavaScript).

See also :

https://github.com/filetofirewall/fof
http://www.gnucitizen.org/blog/flash-upnp-attack-faq/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_Gateway_Device_Protocol

Solution :

Filter incoming traffic to this port or disable this service.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 35709 ()

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