Nessus TCP scanner

Info Nessus Plugin ID 10335

Synopsis

It is possible to determine which TCP ports are open.

Description

This plugin is a classical TCP port scanner. It shall be reasonably quick even against a firewalled target.

Once a TCP connection is open, it grabs any available banner for the service identification plugins.

Note that TCP scanners are more intrusive than SYN (half open) scanners.

Solution

Protect your target with an IP filter.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 10335

File Name: nessus_tcp_scanner.nbin

Version: Revision: 1.33

Type: remote

Published: 2009/02/04

Modified: 2018/07/19

Dependencies: 33813, 33812

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info