Nikto Scanner Detection

Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9084

Synopsis

The remote host is performing a web vulnerability scan using Nikto.

Description

The remote host is performing a scan using Nikto, a popular open-source web vulnerability scanner.

Solution

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

See Also

https://cirt.net/Nikto2

http://sectools.org/tool/nikto

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 9084

Family: Policy

Published: 2016/02/19

Modified: 2016/02/19

Dependencies: 8314, 1735

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info