DNS TEXT Type Record Detection

info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 7173


The remote host is a DNS server.


The remote host has sent a large DNS response which contained a TEXT record. Note: TEXT records are a normal DNS request but larger messages should be inspected for possibly malicious traffic.


Manually inspect the machine

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 7173

Version: 1.0

Family: Policy

Published: 8/12/2015

Updated: 8/16/2018

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info