DNS Server Detection

Info Nessus Plugin ID 11002

Synopsis

A DNS server is listening on the remote host.

Description

The remote service is a Domain Name System (DNS) server, which provides a mapping between hostnames and IP addresses.

Solution

Disable this service if it is not needed or restrict access to internal hosts only if the service is available externally.

See Also

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Domain_Name_System

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 11002

File Name: dns_server.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.22 $

Type: remote

Family: DNS

Published: 2003/02/13

Modified: 2017/05/16

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info