MetaSploit Framework Web Server Detection

Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1209


The remote host is running client software that may be considered questionable.


The remote server is running a MetaSploit Framework server. Metasploit allows users to easily exploit and backdoor vulnerable applications via the network. The fact that there is one running on your network may be indicative of a penetration testing team or malicious individual exploiting weaknesses on the network.


Ensure that this server is sanctioned by policy and guidelines regarding acceptable network usage.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 1209

File Name: 1209.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2015/06/01

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info