Systat Service Remote Information Disclosure

This script is Copyright (C) 1999-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote service inherently exposes potentially sensitive information.

Description :

The 'systat' service provides useful information
to an attacker, such as which processes are running, who is running them,
and so on. It is highly recommended that you disable this service.

See also :

http://www.apps.ietf.org/rfc/rfc866.html

Solution :

Comment out the 'systat' line in /etc/inetd.conf

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 10275 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0637