Unprotected Telnet Service

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Synopsis :

The remote Telnet service is unprotected.

Description :

An unprotected Telnet service is listening on this port. A remote
attacker can utilize this to execute commands on the host.

Solution :

Configure an authentication mechanism or restrict access to the service.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 79235 ()

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