Nmap Scanner Detection

info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9057
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Synopsis

The remote host is using a version of Nmap.

Description

The remote host is utilizing Nmap, an open-source network scanner capable of discovering listening services or open ports on remote systems.

Solution

Ensure that this tool is authorized according to corporate policies and guidelines.

See Also

https://nmap.org

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 9057

Family: Policy

Published: 1/22/2016

Updated: 3/1/2017

Dependencies: 1735, 8314, 9056

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:nmap:nmap:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*