DNS Server Fingerprinting

info Nessus Plugin ID 11951
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Synopsis

It may be possible to fingerprint the remote DNS server.

Description

This script attempts to identify the remote DNS server type and version by sending various invalid requests to the remote DNS server and analyzing the error codes returned.

See Also

http://cr.yp.to/surveys/dns1.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 11951

File Name: dns_fingerprint.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.75

Type: remote

Family: DNS

Published: 12/16/2003

Updated: 9/11/2014

Dependencies: dns_server.nasl

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: DNS/udp/53