Enumerate IPv6 Interfaces via SSH

Info Nessus Plugin ID 25202


Nessus was able to enumerate the IPv6 interfaces on the remote host.


Nessus was able to enumerate the network interfaces configured with IPv6 addresses by connecting to the remote host via SSH using the supplied credentials.


Disable IPv6 if you are not actually using it. Otherwise, disable any unused IPv6 interfaces.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 25202

File Name: ifconfig_inet6.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: unix

Family: General

Published: 2007/05/11

Updated: 2017/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/uname