System Description Detection (SNMP)

Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1431

Synopsis

The remote host is running an SNMPv2 agent.

Description

The remote host is running an SNMPv2 agent. Using SNMP get request, we can determine the OS on the remote host. Make sure that remote access is limited to this SNMP agent.

Solution

Only allow valid network management devices to connect to the SNMP services on a device.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 1431

Family: SNMP

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2017/03/16

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info