Microsoft DNS Server Version Detection

info Nessus Plugin ID 72780
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Synopsis

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

Description

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

Solution

The command 'dnscmd /config /EnableVersionQuery 0' can be used to disable version queries if desired.

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/previous-versions/windows/it-pro/windows-server-2012-R2-and-2012/cc772069(v=ws.11)

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 72780

File Name: ms_dns_version.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Family: DNS

Published: 3/3/2014

Updated: 1/22/2020

Dependencies: dns_version.nasl

Asset Inventory: true

Hardware Inventory: true

OS Identification: true

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: dns_server/version