SNMP Agent Default Community Name (public)
High Nessus Plugin ID 41028
SynopsisThe community name of the remote SNMP server can be guessed.
DescriptionIt is possible to obtain the default community name of the remote SNMP server.
An attacker may use this information to gain more knowledge about the remote host, or to change the configuration of the remote system (if the default community allows such modifications).
SolutionDisable the SNMP service on the remote host if you do not use it.
Either filter incoming UDP packets going to this port, or change the default community string.