Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> General >> DNS AXFR


Vulnerability Assessment Details

DNS AXFR

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains if the remote name server allows zone transfers

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote name server permits DNS zone transfers to be performed.
A zone transfer will permit the remote attacker to instantly populate
a list of potential targets. In addition, companies often use a naming
convention which can give hints as to a servers primary application
(for instance, proxy.company.com, payroll.company.com, b2b.company.com, etc.).

As such, this information is of great use to a possible hacker who may use it
to gain information about the topology of your network and spot new
targets.

Solution: Restrict DNS zone transfers to only the servers that absolutely
need it.

Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 j_lampe@bellsouth.net

Cables, Connectors

Proliant Microserver N54L 8GB RAM, Dual-Core 2.2GHz, 4 drives, No O/S
$100.0
Proliant Microserver N54L 8GB RAM, Dual-Core 2.2GHz, 4 drives, No O/S picture16 GB X8SIL 4C, 8T QUAD Core Super Micro Raid 10 4 x 250 sata drives Win 10 PRO
$149.97
16 GB X8SIL 4C, 8T QUAD Core Super Micro Raid 10 4 x 250 sata drives Win 10 PRO picturei Micro Rack Mounted Server Case Model RU 400B
$149.98
i Micro Rack Mounted Server Case Model RU 400B pictureGrade A HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 4GB Intel G2020T With Drive Caddies
$500.0
Grade A HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 4GB Intel G2020T With Drive Caddies picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.