MaraDNS Server Version Detection

info Nessus Plugin ID 73473
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Nessus was able to obtain version information on the remote MaraDNS server.


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


The 'debug_msg_level' or the 'no_fingerprint' variable in the MaraDNS configuration file can be set to '0' to disable version queries if desired.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 73473

File Name: maradns_version.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: remote

Family: DNS

Published: 4/11/2014

Updated: 11/22/2019

Dependencies: dns_version.nasl

Asset Inventory: true

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:maradns:maradns

Required KB Items: dns_server/version