OpenVAS Scanner Detection

info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9091

Synopsis

The remote host is performing a network vulnerability scan using OpenVAS.

Description

The remote host is performing a scan using OpenVAS, an open-source vulnerability scanner.

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.openvas.org

http://www.greenbone.net/technology/openvas.html

https://www.kali.org/penetration-testing/openvas-vulnerability-scanning

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 9091

Family: Policy

Published: 2/19/2016

Updated: 12/6/2016

Dependencies: 1735, 8314, 5266

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:openvas:openvas_manager:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*