MetaSploit Framework Web Server Detection

Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1209

Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.metasploit.com

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