NFS Server Superfluous

info Nessus Plugin ID 42255


The remote host is running an unnecessary service.


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


Disable this service.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 42255

File Name: nfs_superfluous.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: remote

Family: RPC

Published: 10/26/2009

Updated: 10/4/2019

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information

CVSS Score Rationale: Score based on analysis of the issue by tenable.

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: nfs/proto, nfs/noshares

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0548