File Alteration Monitor daemon (famd) Detection

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Synopsis :

A system related service which does not need to be reachable from the
network is listening on the remote port.

Description :

The File Alteration Monitor daemon (famd) is running on this port.
This service does not need to be reachable from the outside, it is
therefore recommended that reconfigure it to disable network access.

Solution :

Start famd with the '-L' option or edit /etc/fam.conf and set the option
'local_only' to 'true' and restartd the famd service.

Alternatively, you may wish to filter incoming traffic to this port.

Risk factor :

Low

Family: Service detection

Nessus Plugin ID: 18186 (famd_detect.nasl)

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