RIP Router Version 1 Detection

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1154

Synopsis

The remote host is running an inherently insecure protocol or application.

Description

The remote host is running with Routing Information Protocol (RIP) version 1 enabled, an inherently insecure protocol. It is probably a router.

Solution

Either upgrade the protocol version of RIP, or use another routing protocol.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1154

File Name: 1154.prm

Family: Generic

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/01/15

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium