Sysinfo Detection

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3517


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


The remote host is running sysinfo, a perl CGI script that administrators use to monitor servers. Sysinfo gives potential attackers information regarding system configuration. In addition, many versions of sysinfo are vulnerable to many different flaws.


Ensure that this application is approved and protected according to existing policies and procedures.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 3517

File Name: 3517.prm

Family: CGI

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2016/01/15

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium