NIS passwd.byname Map Disclosure

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote service is vulnerable to information disclosure

Description :

This script fetches the remote NIS 'passwd.byname' map, provided that
the NIS domain name could be obtained.

See also :

http://securitydigest.org/zardoz/archive/211

Solution :

Disable NIS if it is not required.

Risk factor :

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

Family: RPC

Nessus Plugin ID: 12238 ()

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