DNS Server Detection

info Nessus Plugin ID 11002
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A DNS server is listening on the remote host.


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


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 11002

File Name: dns_server.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.22

Type: remote

Family: DNS

Published: 2/13/2003

Updated: 5/16/2017

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