SSDP Server Detection

Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9896

Synopsis

The remote host is advertising services via SSDP.

Description

Simple Service Discovery Protocol (SSDP) is a network protocol used for advertisement and discovery of network services. SSDP is the basis of Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) and is intended for use in residential or small office environments.

Solution

Ensure that such services are allowed by corporate policies and guidelines.

See Also

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simple_Service_Discovery_Protocol

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 9896

Family: Generic

Published: 2017/01/25

Modified: 2017/04/04

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info