HP LightsOut Server Detection

Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6954

Synopsis

The server is running a remote management interface

Description

HP LightsOut is used for out-of-band management of HP hardware. Given this, it is possible to remotely administer the machine, even if the device is not powered on. LightsOut gives the remote administrator full control over the hardware.

Solution

Ensure that access to this server is restricted to only trusted hosts/networks

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 6954

File Name: 6954.prm

Family: Generic

Published: 2013/07/29

Modified: 2015/06/01

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info