Nikto Port Scanning Detection

Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9086

Synopsis

The remote host is performing a port scan scan using Nikto.

Description

The remote host is performing a port 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: 9086

Family: Policy

Published: 2016/02/19

Modified: 2016/02/19

Dependencies: 9084

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info