Network Time Protocol (NTP) Server Detection

info Nessus Plugin ID 10884
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An NTP server is listening on the remote host.


An NTP server is listening on port 123. If not securely configured, it may provide information about its version, current date, current time, and possibly system information.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 10884

File Name: ntp_open.nasl

Version: 1.33

Type: remote

Published: 3/20/2015

Updated: 2/24/2021

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ntp:ntp

Reference Information

IAVT: 0001-T-0934