VPN Client Detection

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2914

Synopsis

The remote workstation is running as a VPN client.

Description

The remote workstation is running as a VPN client. The workstation is connecting to a remote network via an encrypted VPN session. Depending on the configuration of the VPN server on the remote network, the client may be routing traffic to/from an untrusted network.

Solution

Ensure that corporate policies and guidelines allow for hosts connecting to other networks via a VPN.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2914

File Name: 2914.prm

Family: Generic

Published: 2005/05/16

Modified: 2015/06/01

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium