DNS Server Zone Transfer Allowed

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1017

Synopsis

The remote DNS server allows zone transfers.

Description

A successful zone transfer was just observed. An attacker may use the zone information to discover sensitive information about hosts on your network.

Solution

Verify that you only allow zone transfers to authorized hosts.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?08f00b71

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1017

File Name: 1017.prm

Family: DNS Servers

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2016/01/30

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium