Microsoft DNS Server Version Detection

Info Nessus Plugin ID 72780

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: 1.2

Type: remote

Family: DNS

Published: 2014/03/03

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 72779

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: dns_server/version