Network Interfaces List Detection (SNMP)

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1432

Synopsis

The remote host is running an SNMPv1 agent.

Description

The remote host is running an SNMPv1 agent. Using an SNMP get request, we can determine the list of network interfaces on the remote host. An attacker may use this information to gain more knowledge about the target host.

Solution

Disable SNMP service on this host if you do not use it, or filter incoming UDP packets going to this port.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1432

File Name: 1432.prm

Family: SNMP

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2017/01/31

Nessus ID: 10551

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium