Internet Key Exchange (IKE) Server Detection

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1106

Synopsis

The remote host seems to be enabled to do Internet Key Exchange (IKE).

Description

The remote host seems to be enabled to do Internet Key Exchange (IKE). This is typically indicative of a VPN server. VPN servers are used to connect remote hosts into internal resources. You should ensure that: the VPN is authorized for your company's computing environment, the VPN utilizes strong encryption and that the VPN utilizes strong authentication.

Solution

Contact your VPN vendor to ensure that you are operating at a security level commensurate with the assets being protected.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1106

File Name: 1106.prm

Family: Generic

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2015/12/04

Nessus ID: 11935

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium