NFS Server Superfluous

Info Nessus Plugin ID 42255

Synopsis

The remote host is running an unnecessary service.

Description

The remote NFS server is not exporting any shares. Running an unused service unnecessarily increases the attack surface of the remote host.

Solution

Disable this service.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 42255

File Name: nfs_superfluous.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: remote

Family: RPC

Published: 2009/10/26

Modified: 2011/03/21

Dependencies: 10437

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: nfs/proto, nfs/noshares

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0548