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mDNS Detection

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
mDNS detection

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running RendezVous (also known as ZeroConf or mDNS).
This service permits users on the network to enumerate information about the
remote host, such as the list of services it is running, its host name and
more.

A possible hacker may use this information to perform a more accurate attack.

Solution : filter incoming traffic to UDP port 5353
Network Security Threat Level: Low

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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