OS Identification : Telnet

info Nessus Plugin ID 29831
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It was possible to identify the remote operating system based on its telnet banner.


Nessus was able to identify the remote operating system based on the telnet banner.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 29831

File Name: os_fingerprint_telnet.nasl

Version: 1.102

Type: remote

Family: General

Published: 1/3/2008

Updated: 5/18/2021

Dependencies: telnetserver_detect_type_nd_version.nasl

Asset Inventory: true

OS Identification: true

Vulnerability Information