FTP Server root Directory .rhosts File Present

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Synopsis :

The remote host is affected by an information disclosure
vulnerability.

Description :

The remote anonymous FTP server has a .rhosts file set in its home
directory. An attacker may use it to determine the trust relationships
between this server and other hosts on the network.

Solution :

Remove the .rhosts file from ~/ftp on this host.

Risk factor :

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

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 11566 (ftp_rhosts.nasl)

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