Tenable PVS Proxy Detection

info Nessus Plugin ID 46212
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Synopsis

A proxy service is listening on this port.

Description

The remote service appears to be a Tenable Network Security proxy for either the Tenable Passive Vulnerability Scanner (PVS) or the Tenable Security Center 3 proxy.

PVS monitors network traffic in real-time, detecting server and client vulnerabilities, and a PVS proxy is used by Tenable's SecurityCenter 4 to transfer report data between a PVS sensor and a SecurityCenter console.

The Security Center 3 proxy is for legacy communication requirements.

Solution

Limit incoming traffic to this port if desired.

See Also

https://www.tenable.com/products/nessus/nessus-network-monitor

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 46212

File Name: pvs_proxy_detect.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: remote

Published: 4/29/2010

Updated: 11/22/2019

Dependencies: find_service2.nasl, http_version.nasl

Asset Inventory: true

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:tenable:pvs