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Looking Glass Network Tool Detection

Medium

Synopsis

The remote host is running software that should be authorized with respect to corporate policy.

Description

The remote host is running Looking Glass, a tool for performing rudimentary router functions via a web interface. If available to anonymous users, this application can give away information that would enable an attacker to perform more sophisticated (or targeted) attacks against internal networks or specific networking equipment.

Solution

Either disable or protect (with ACLs) the web application from anonymous, unauthenticated users.