NFS portmapper localhost Mount Request Restricted Host Access

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote service is vulnerable to an access control breach.

Description :

The remote RPC portmapper forwards NFS requests made to it.

An attacker may use this flaw to make NFS mount requests which will
appear to come from localhost and therefore override the ACLs set up
for NFS.

Solution :

Contact your vendor for the appropriate patches.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: RPC

Nessus Plugin ID: 11358 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0168