DSL/CableModem Internet Gateway Detection
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3228
SynopsisThe remote host is running an inherently insecure protocol or application.
DescriptionThe remote host is advertising Internet Gateway Services. This is common in many off-the-shelf cable modem or DSL modem hardware. On a production network, such a device may be inadvertently introducing risk due to a multi-homing of the internal network.
SolutionEnsure that such devices are allowed by corporate policies and guidelines.