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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Nessus Detection

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Connects to port 1241

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

A Nessus daemon is listening on the remote port.

Description :

A Nessus daemon is listening on the remote port. It is not
recommended to let anyone connect to this port.

Also, make sure that the remote Nessus installation has
been authorized.

Solution :

Filter incoming traffic to this port.

Network Security Threat Level:

None

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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