Reachable IPv6 address

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host may be reachable from the Internet.

Description :

Although this host was scanned through a private IPv4 or local scope
IPv6 address, some network interfaces are configured with global scope
IPv6 addresses. Depending on the configuration of the firewalls and
routers, this host may be reachable from Internet.

Solution :

Disable IPv6 if you do not actually using it.

Otherwise, disable any unused IPv6 interfaces and implement IP
filtering if needed.

Risk factor :

None

Family: General

Nessus Plugin ID: 45405 (global_ipv6_addr.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID:

Ready to Scan Unlimited IPs & Run Compliance Checks?

Upgrade to Nessus Professional today!

Buy Now

Combine the Power of Nessus with the Ease of Cloud

Start your free Nessus Cloud trial now!

Begin Free Trial