GHOST UDP Network Client Version Detection

Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4083

Synopsis

The remote host is a GHOST client that looks for a GHOST server and, if found, downloads a bootable image at system startup.

Description

The remote host is a GHOST client that looks for a GHOST server and, if found, downloads a bootable image at system startup.

Solution

Ensure that this protocol is secure and within corporate and security policies and guidelines. This traffic should never be seen on an external (DMZ or extranet) segment.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 4083

File Name: 4083.prm

Family: Generic

Published: 2007/06/11

Modified: 2015/06/01

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info