Websense Reporting Console Detection

medium Nessus Plugin ID 18177
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A web application running on the remote host is leaking information.


The remote host appears to be running Websense, and connections are allowed to the web reporting console. A remote attacker could use information gathered from this access to mount further attacks.


Filter incoming traffic to this port.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 18177

File Name: websense_detect.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 5/2/2005

Updated: 11/22/2019

Dependencies: httpver.nasl

Asset Inventory: true

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:websense:websense_web_security:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*