POP Server Detection

info Nessus Plugin ID 10185

Synopsis

A POP server is listening on the remote port.

Description

The remote host is running a server that understands the Post Office Protocol (POP), used by email clients to retrieve messages from a server, possibly across a network link.

Solution

Disable this service if you do not use it.

See Also

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Post_Office_Protocol

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 10185

File Name: popserver_detect.nasl

Version: 1.25

Type: remote

Published: 10/12/1999

Updated: 11/22/2019

Asset Inventory: true