InformationThe recommendation is to disable writesrv. This allows users to chat using the system write facility on a terminal.
writesrv allows users to chat using the system write facility on a terminal. The recommendation is that this service must be disabled.
SolutionIdentify if writesrv is enabled:
lsitab writesrv | wc -l
If the command output != '0' stop the service and remove the entry from /etc/inittab
stopsrc -s writesrv
Re-add the writesrv startup line to /etc/inittab:
mkitab 'writesrv:2:wait:/usr/bin/startsrc -swritesrv'