TFTP Daemon Detection

info Nessus Plugin ID 11819


A TFTP server is listening on the remote port.


The remote host is running a TFTP (Trivial File Transfer Protocol) daemon. TFTP is often used by routers and diskless hosts to retrieve their configuration. It can also be used by worms to propagate.


Disable this service if you do not use it.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 11819

File Name: tftpd_detect.nasl

Version: 1.24

Type: remote

Published: 8/13/2003

Updated: 12/28/2022

Asset Inventory: true

Supported Sensors: Nessus