Cricket Network Monitor Detection

Low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2707

Synopsis

The remote host may give an attacker information useful for future attacks.

Description

The remote host is running Cricket, a tool for mapping and displaying network information. An attacker happening upon an installation of Cricket will be able to gain much information regarding the next phase of their attack. Cricket typically displays detailed information regarding networking equipment, connections, latency, average bandwidth, revision, uptime, etc.

Solution

Ensure that Cricket is not available to anonymous users.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 2707

Family: CGI

Published: 2005/03/14

Modified: 2016/01/15

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low