NIS Server Detection
Info Nessus Plugin ID 10158
SynopsisAn NIS server is running on the remote host.
DescriptionThe remote host is an NIS (Network Information Service) server. NIS is used to share usernames, passwords, and other sensitive information among the hosts claiming to be within a given NIS domain and passes this information over the network unencrypted.
SolutionFilter traffic connecting to the portmapper and to the NIS server itself.