Unprotected Telnet Service

This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

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

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 79235 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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