Alert Standard Format / Remote Management and Control Protocol Detection

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


Synopsis :

A remote management service is running on the remote host.

Description :

The remote host is an Alert Standard Format (ASF) aware device that
can be controlled remotely using Remote Management and Control
Protocol (RMCP).

ASF is a DMTF standard that provides a remote control and alerting
interface between management consoles and ASF-aware hosts.

RMCP is a network protocol used by a management console to remotely
control an ASF-aware host. RMCP Security-Extensions Protocol (RSP),
a security-enhanced version of RMCP, provides authentication and
integrity when sending RMCP messages.

See also :

http://members.dmtf.org/education/technote_ASF.pdf
http://www.dmtf.org/standards/documents/ASF/DSP0136.pdf

Solution :

Disable this service if you do not use it, or filter incoming traffic
to this port.

Risk factor :

None

Family: Service detection

Nessus Plugin ID: 45555 ()

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