SSLv2 Client Connection Surge

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 7184

Synopsis

An influx of SSLv2 Client requests were initiated from this host.

Description

PVS has observed a surge in SSLv2 connection requests from this client.

Solution

Manually inspect the system. Repeated SSLv2 connection attempts may be considered malicious.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 7184

Version: 1.4

Family: Policy

Published: 3/7/2016

Updated: 8/16/2018

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium