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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Using NetBIOS to retrieve information from a Windows host

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Using NetBIOS to retrieve information from a Windows host

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

It is possible to obtain the network name of the remote host.

Description :

The remote host listens on udp port 137 and replies to NetBIOS nbtscan
requests. By sending a wildcard request it is possible to obtain the
name of the remote system and the name of its domain.

Network Security Threat Level:

None

Networks Security ID:

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

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