Web Site Links to Malicious Content (disabled)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 52670
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Synopsis

The remote web site contains links pointing to known malware sites.

Description

This plugin has been temporarily disabled.

The web site contains links that are listed as being malicious in public malware databases.

Either users of the web site created the links (e.g. comments added to a blog post), or the site has been compromised.

Solution

Remove the faulty link(s).

See Also

https://support.tenable.com/support-center/index.php?x=&mod_id=2&id=518

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 52670

File Name: urlthreat_lookup.nbin

Version: 1.69

Type: reputation

Family: General

Published: 3/11/2011

Updated: 4/20/2021

Dependencies: webmirror.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available