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Vulnerability Assessment Details

BGP detection

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Sends a BGP Hello packet

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote host is running a BGP (Border Gatway Protocol) service.

Description :

The remote host is running BGP, a popular routing protocol. This indicates
that the remote host is probably a network router.

Solution :

If the remote service is not used, disable it.
Make sure that access to this service is either filtered so that only
permited hosts can connect to it, or that TCP MD5 is enabled to protect
this service from rogue connections.

Network Security Threat Level:

None

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Michel Arboi

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