FKey Arbitrary Remote File Disclosure

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote finger daemon has an information disclosure vulnerability.

Description :

The remote finger daemon (possibly 'fkey') allows users to read
arbitrary files by supplying a file name that is 10 characters
or shorter. A remote attacker could exploit this to read sensitive
information, which could be used to mount further attacks.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2005-01/0224.html

Solution :

There is no known fix at this time. Disable this service.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 16224 (fkey_file_disclosure.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 12321

CVE ID: