OS Identification : NTP

info Nessus Plugin ID 25244
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Synopsis

It is possible to identify the remote operating system based on the data returned by the NTP server.

Description

This plugin attempts to identify the operating system type and version by looking at the NTP data returned by the remote server.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 25244

File Name: os_fingerprint_ntp.nasl

Version: 1.54

Type: remote

Family: General

Published: 5/19/2007

Updated: 8/5/2020

Dependencies: ntp_open.nasl

Asset Inventory: true

OS Identification: true

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/OS/ntp