NFS Shares World Readable

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 42256


The remote NFS server exports world-readable shares.


The remote NFS server is exporting one or more shares without restricting access (based on hostname, IP, or IP range).


Place the appropriate restrictions on all NFS shares.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 42256

File Name: nfs_world_readable_shares.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: remote

Family: RPC

Published: 2009/10/26

Updated: 2020/05/05

Dependencies: 11936, 10437

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: manual

CVSS Score Rationale: Information disclosure score

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: nfs/proto, nfs/share_acl

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1985/01/01