Unprotected Telnet Service

critical Nessus Plugin ID 79235
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Synopsis

The remote Telnet service is unprotected.

Description

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

Solution

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: 11/13/2014

Updated: 11/13/2014

Dependencies: find_service2.nasl, account_check.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information