Entropy Gathering Daemon (EGD) Detection

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


Synopsis :

A random number generator is listening on the remote port.

Description :

The Entropy Gathering Daemon is running on the remote host.
EGD is a user space random generator for operating systems
that lack /dev/random

See also :

http://egd.sourceforge.net/

Solution :

If this service is not needed, disable it or filter incoming traffic
to this port.

Risk factor :

None

Family: Service detection

Nessus Plugin ID: 18393 (egd_detect.nasl)

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