SNMP Protocol Version Detection

Info Nessus Plugin ID 35296

Synopsis

This plugin reports the protocol version negotiated with the remote SNMP agent.

Description

By sending an SNMP 'get-next-request', it is possible to determine the protocol version of the remote SNMP agent.

Solution

Disable the SNMP service on the remote host if you do not use it, or filter incoming UDP packets going to this port.

See Also

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simple_Network_Management_Protocol

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 35296

File Name: snmp_version.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: remote

Family: SNMP

Published: 2009/01/06

Updated: 2019/11/22

Dependencies: 19762

Asset Inventory: True

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SNMP/community, SNMP/version