NIS Server Detection

This script is Copyright (C) 1999-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

An NIS server is running on the remote host.

Description :

The remote host is an NIS (Network Information Service) server. NIS
is used to share usernames, passwords, and other sensitive information
among the hosts claiming to be within a given NIS domain and passes
this information over the network unencrypted.

Solution :

Filter traffic connecting to the portmapper and to the NIS server
itself.

Risk factor :

None

Family: RPC

Nessus Plugin ID: 10158 ()

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