SNMP Protocol Version Detection

info Nessus Plugin ID 35296


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


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


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 35296

File Name: snmp_version.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: remote

Family: SNMP

Published: 1/6/2009

Updated: 11/22/2019

Asset Inventory: true

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SNMP/community, SNMP/version