akfingerd 0.5 Multiple Vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 11193
SynopsisThe remote service is vulnerable to several flaws.
DescriptionThe remote finger service appears to vulnerable to a remote attack which can disrupt the service of the finger daemon. This denial of service does not affect other services that may be running on the remote computer, only the finger service can be disrupted.
akfingerd version 0.5 or earlier is running on the remote host. This daemon has a history of security problems, make sure that you are running the latest version of akfingerd.
Versions 0.5 and earlier of akfingerd are vulnerable to a remote denial of service attack. They are also vulnerable to several local attacks.
Solutionakfingerd is no longer maintained. Disable the service and find an alternative finger daemon.