PCI DSS Compliance : Database Reachable from the Internet

High Nessus Plugin ID 57581

Synopsis

Nessus has determined that this host is NOT COMPLIANT with PCI DSS requirements.

Description

The remote host is running a database server that is reachable from the Internet. This violates PCI DSS, section 1.3.7.

Solution

Filter incoming traffic to this port.

See Also

https://www.pcisecuritystandards.org/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PCI_DSS

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57581

File Name: pci_reachable_database.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: summary

Published: 2012/01/17

Modified: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 31680, 22269, 11929, 65915, 22528, 22073, 25572, 65914, 22416, 26024, 20065, 10107, 10144, 22016, 22410, 22228, 109941, 17161, 10481, 22417, 31409, 28290, 24781, 26197, 25636, 11153, 17975, 37005

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High