FTP Server root Directory .rhosts File Present

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

Synopsis :

The remote host is affected by an information disclosure

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

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 11566 (ftp_rhosts.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:


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