OS Identification : NETCONF Over SSH

Info Nessus Plugin ID 69181

Synopsis

It may be possible to fingerprint the remote host's operating system by querying its management protocol.

Description

The remote host is using the NETCONF protocol over SSH. The NETCONF protocol is used to manage network devices.

It may be possible to determine the operating system name and version by using the SSH credentials provided in the scan policy.

See Also

https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6241

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 69181

File Name: os_fingerprint_ssh_netconf.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: remote

Agent: unix

Family: General

Published: 2013/08/01

Updated: 2017/11/17

Dependencies: 14273, 104411

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info