Metasploit HTTP Server detection

info Nessus Plugin ID 56820


A Metasploit HTTP server is listening on the remote port.


The remote host is running a Metasploit HTTP server, which is used for performing a variety of security scanning and exploitation attacks.


Disable this service if you do not use it.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 56820

File Name: metasploit_http_detect.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 12/2/2011

Updated: 11/22/2019

Asset Inventory: true

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:rapid7:metasploit

Excluded KB Items: Settings/disable_cgi_scanning