Metasploit Framework Engine Detection

Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3031

Synopsis

The remote server is running a Metasploit Framework server.

Description

The remote server is running a Metasploit Framework server. Metasploit allows users to automatically exploit and backdoor vulnerable applications via the network. The fact that there is one running on your network is indicative of a penetration testing team or an individual potentially exploiting weaknesses on the network.

Solution

Ensure that this server is sanctioned by policy and guidelines regarding acceptable network usage.

See Also

http://metasploit.com

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 3031

File Name: 3031.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2005/06/24

Modified: 2015/06/01

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info