News Server (NNTP) Information Disclosure

info Nessus Plugin ID 11033

Synopsis

Information about the remote NNTP server can be collected.

Description

By probing the remote NNTP server, Nessus is able to collect information about it, such as whether it allows remote connections, the number of newsgroups, etc.

Solution

Disable this server if it is not used.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 11033

File Name: nntp_info.nasl

Version: 1.43

Type: remote

Family: General

Published: 6/28/2002

Updated: 8/5/2020

Vulnerability Information