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Teredo Server Detection

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Detects a Teredo server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

A Teredo server is listening on the remote host.

Description :

The remote host is running a Teredo server. Teredo is a protocol for
tunneling IPv6 over UDP and is used to enable nodes to obtain IPv6
connectivity even when they are located behind IPv4 NAT devices that
have no support for IPv6. And a Teredo server is a node that is
connected to both IPv4 and IPv6 internets and supports a Teredo
tunneling interface over which packets are received.

See also :

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teredo_tunneling
http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc4380.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) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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