Network daemons not managed by the package system

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Synopsis :

Some daemon processes on the remote host are associated with programs
that have been installed manually.

Description :

Some daemon processes on the remote host are associated with programs
that have been installed manually.

System administration best practice dictates that an operating
system's native package management tools be used to manage software
installation, updates, and removal whenever possible.

Solution :

Use packages supplied by the operating system vendor whenever
possible.

And make sure that manual software installation agrees with your
organization's acceptable use and security policies.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 33851 ()

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