Windows RDP / Terminal Services Detection

Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5935

Synopsis

The remote host is running Terminal Services or Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP).

Description

The remote host is running Terminal Services or Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). This protocol is used to manage remote servers and is installed, by default, on Windows XP Systems. An attacker can use this port to brute force the user accounts present on the server.

Solution

Ensure that RDP is required for the machine in question.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 5935

File Name: 5935.prm

Family: Generic

Published: 2011/06/02

Modified: 2017/03/07

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info