Active Outbound Connection to Host Listed in Known Bot Database

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host is making an outbound connection to a host that is
listed as part of a botnet, according to a third-party public

Description :

Nessus has determined via netstat, that the remote host has an
outbound connection to one or more hosts that are listed in a public
database as part of a botnet. This suggests the host may have been

Solution :

Investigate the connection(s) and reinstall the remote system from
scratch if appropriate.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: General

Nessus Plugin ID: 58430 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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