Unprotected Telnet Service

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 79235


The remote Telnet service is unprotected.


An unprotected Telnet service is listening on this port. A remote attacker can utilize this to execute commands on the host.


Configure an authentication mechanism or restrict access to the service.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 79235

File Name: unprotected_shell.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.1

Type: remote

Published: 2014/11/13

Updated: 2014/11/13

Dependencies: 55900, 11153

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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