SLP Server Detection (TCP)

Info Nessus Plugin ID 23777

Synopsis

The remote server supports the Service Location Protocol.

Description

The remote server understands Service Location Protocol (SLP), a protocol that allows network applications to discover the existence, location, and configuration of various services in an enterprise network environment. A server that understands SLP can either be a service agent (SA), which knows the location of various services, or a directory agent (DA), which acts as a central repository for service location information.

Solution

Limit incoming traffic to this port if desired.

See Also

http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2608.txt

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 23777

File Name: slp_tcp_detect.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: remote

Published: 2006/12/07

Updated: 2019/11/22

Dependencies: 17975

Asset Inventory: True

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info