Windows NetBIOS Remote Host Information Disclosure

Info Nessus Plugin ID 42409


It is possible to obtain the network name of the remote host.


The remote host listens on udp port 137 and replies to NetBIOS nbtscan requests. By sending a wildcard request it is possible to obtain the name of the remote system and the name of its domain.



Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 42409

File Name: netbios_name_get_137.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: remote

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2009/11/06

Modified: 2014/06/09

Dependencies: 10150

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: /tmp/10150/report, /tmp/10150/port, /tmp/10150/proto

Reference Information

OSVDB: 13577