Intel Active Management Server Detection

Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6955

Synopsis

The remote host has been identified as an Intel Active Management server

Description

Intel Active Management is used for out-of-band management of computer hardware. Given this, it is possible to remotely administer the machine, even if the device is not powered on. Intel Active Management 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: 6955

File Name: 6955.prm

Family: Generic

Published: 2013/07/30

Modified: 2017/05/03

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info