rsh Unauthenticated Access (via finger Information)

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Synopsis :

It was possible to log on this machine without password.

Description :

Using common usernames as well as the usernames reported by 'finger',
Nessus was able to log in through rsh. Either the accounts are not
protected by passwords or the ~/.rhosts files are not configured

This vulnerability is confirmed to exist in Cisco Prime LAN Management
Solution, but could be present on any host that is not securely

Solution :

If the remote host is a Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution virtual
appliance, apply the relevant patch referenced in Cisco security
advisory cisco-sa-20130109-lms.

Otherwise, remove the .rhosts files or set a password on the impacted

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 10380 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57221

CVE ID: CVE-2012-6392