Non-DNS Traffic Over Port 53

info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 7172


The remote host appears to be tunneling traffic.


The remote host has sent data over port 53 which does not seem to be valid DNS traffic.


Manually inspect the system.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 7172

Version: 1.2

Family: Policy

Published: 8/12/2015

Updated: 8/16/2018

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info