IP-Based HTTP Request Detection

Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9009

Synopsis

The remote host has requested HTTP content directly from an IP Address.

Description

The remote host has been observed issuing an HTTP request directly to an IP address, rather than a valid domain or internal URL.

Solution

The majority of IP-based HTTP requests are not malicious. Inspect the request to determine if it's valid or questionable.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 9009

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2015/11/11

Modified: 2015/11/11

Dependencies: 8314

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info