Host is Listed in Known Bot Database

high Nessus Plugin ID 52669
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According to a third-party database, the remote host is listed as part of a botnet.


This plugin has been temporarily disabled.

The remote host is listed in a public database as part of a botnet. This means it has been infected and is used to attack third party hosts and/or conduct illicit activities.


Reinstall the remote system from scratch

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 52669

File Name: ipthreat_lookup.nbin

Version: 1.65

Type: reputation

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: General

Published: 3/11/2011

Updated: 7/12/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available