DNS Server Version Detection

info Nessus Plugin ID 72779

Synopsis

Nessus was able to obtain version information on the remote DNS server.

Description

Nessus was able to obtain version information by sending a special TXT record query to the remote host.

Note that this version is not necessarily accurate and could even be forged, as some DNS servers send the information based on a configuration file.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 72779

File Name: dns_version.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: remote

Family: DNS

Published: 3/3/2014

Updated: 9/22/2020

Asset Inventory: true

Vulnerability Information

Reference Information

IAVT: 0001-T-0937