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: Revision: 1.24

Type: remote

Published: 1999/10/12

Updated: 2017/06/12

Dependencies: 14772, 14773

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info