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Vulnerability Assessment Details

SLP Server Detection (tcp)

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Detects an SLP server over tcp

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote server supports the Service Location Protocol.

Description :

The remote server understands Service Location Protocol (SLP), a
protocol that permits network applications to discover the existence,
location, and configuration of various services in an enterprise
network environment. A server that understands SLP can either be a
service agent (SA), which knows the location of various services, or a
directory agent (DA), which acts as a central repository for service
location information.

See also :

http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2608.txt

Solution :

Limit incoming traffic to this port if desired.

Network Security Threat Level:

None

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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