identd Service UID Association

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

It is possible to determine which user is running the remote service.

Description :

By using the identd server (RFC 1413), it is possible to determine the
process owner of the remote service.

Solution :

Block access to, or remove the identd service.

Risk factor :


Family: General

Nessus Plugin ID: 14674 (ident_process_owner.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:


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