rexecd Service Detection
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 10203
SynopsisThe rexecd service is running on the remote host.
DescriptionThe rexecd service is running on the remote host. This service is design to allow users of a network to execute commands remotely.
However, rexecd does not provide any good means of authentication, so it may be abused by an attacker to scan a third-party host.
SolutionComment out the 'exec' line in /etc/inetd.conf and restart the inetd process.