Kismet Server Information Disclosure

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 33257


It is possible to collect information from the remote wireless monitoring service.


The remote host is running a Kismet server and allows clients to use it to monitor wireless activity. An anonymous attacker may use the information collected to gain a better understanding of your network.


Limit incoming traffic to this port if desired and, if appropriate, don't allow clients to list WEP keys.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 33257

File Name: kismet_server_info.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2008/06/25

Modified: 2013/01/25

Dependencies: 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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