WebWasher Proxy Server Detection

Low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2571


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


The remote host is running WebWasher, an anonymizing web proxy. A user accessing this proxy can effectively obfuscate their web traffic to possibly bypass Acceptable Use Policies..


Ensure that such a proxy is authorized under corporate policies and guidelines.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 2571

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2005/01/28

Modified: 2016/01/15

Dependencies: 8166

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low