Paros Web Proxy Detection

Low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2441

Synopsis

The remote host is running software that should be authorized with respect to corporate policy.

Description

The remote host is running Paros. Paros is a web proxy that is used to test the security of web applications and servers. A remote user running Paros can surrepititiously test the web server for SQL injection, cross-site scripting, buffer overflows, and more.

Solution

Ensure that the remote Paros server is authorized for use within your environment.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 2441

File Name: 2441.prm

Family: Policy

Published: 2004/12/01

Modified: 2016/12/06

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low