apcnisd / apcupsd Detection

Info Nessus Plugin ID 11483


A UPS monitoring service is listening on the remote port.


The remote service is a daemon to monitor and manage an APC UPS battery backup unit.


Access to this port should be restricted to authorized hosts only, as a flaw or a lack of authentication in this service may allow an attacker to turn off the devices plugged into the remote APC.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 11483

File Name: apcnisd_detect.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: remote

Published: 2003/03/26

Modified: 2011/07/02

Dependencies: 11153

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info