Nikto Web Server Scanning Detection

Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9085

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is performing a web application 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: 9085

Family: Policy

Published: 2016/02/19

Modified: 2016/02/19

Dependencies: 9084

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info