PPTP Detection

info Nessus Plugin ID 10622
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A VPN server is listening on the remote port.


The remote host is running a PPTP (Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol) server. It allows users to set up a tunnel between their host and the network the remote host is attached to.


Make sure use of this software is in agreement with your organization's security policy.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 10622

File Name: pptp_detect.nasl

Version: 1.26

Type: remote

Published: 2/28/2001

Updated: 9/22/2020

Asset Inventory: true

Vulnerability Information

Reference Information

IAVT: 0001-T-0900