Telnet Server Detection

info Nessus Plugin ID 10281
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A Telnet server is listening on the remote port.


The remote host is running a Telnet server, a remote terminal server.


Disable this service if you do not use it.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 10281

File Name: telnetserver_detect_type_nd_version.nasl

Version: 1.52

Type: remote

Published: 10/12/1999

Updated: 6/12/2020

Dependencies: find_service1.nasl, telnet.nasl

Asset Inventory: true