rsh NULL Login Remote Privilege Escalation

This script is Copyright (C) 2002-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

Arbitrary commands can be run on this host.

Description :

It is possible to execute arbitrary command on this host
using rsh by supplying a NULL username.

Solution :

Configure rsh properly or disable it.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 10096 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0180