Systat Service Remote Information Disclosure

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 10275


The remote service inherently exposes potentially sensitive information.


The 'systat' service provides useful information to an attacker, such as which processes are running, who is running them, and so on. It is highly recommended that you disable this service.


Comment out the 'systat' line in /etc/inetd.conf

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 10275

File Name: systat.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.20 $

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 1999/06/22

Modified: 2016/12/14

Dependencies: 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0637