X Font Service Detection

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Synopsis :

An X font service is listening on the remote host.

Description :

The remote service is an X Window Font Service (xfs) daemon, which
serves font files to clients.

See also :

http://www.x.org/docs/FSProtocol/fsproto.pdf
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X_Font_Server

Solution :

Limit incoming traffic to this port if desired or disable the service
as the use of server-supplied fonts is currently deprecated.

Risk factor :

None

Family: Service detection

Nessus Plugin ID: 26971 ()

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