mDNS Detection (Local Network)

Info Nessus Plugin ID 66717

Synopsis

It is possible to obtain information about the remote host.

Description

The remote service understands the Bonjour (also known as ZeroConf or mDNS) protocol, which allows anyone to uncover information from the remote host such as its operating system type and exact version, its hostname, and the list of services it is running.

This plugin attempts to discover mDNS used by hosts residing on the same network segment as Nessus.

Solution

Filter incoming traffic to UDP port 5353, if desired.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 66717

File Name: mdns_localnet.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: remote

Published: 2013/05/31

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12218

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: /tmp/mdns/report