Cisco IDS Plaintext Telnet Service Detection
Low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2584
SynopsisThe remote host passes information across the network in an insecure manner.
DescriptionThe remote host is running Cisco IDS.
The IDS administrator has enabled the plaintext telnet service. An attacker sniffing the local network can determine the user ID and password required to administer the machine.
SolutionEnsure that telnet is required in order to administer the machine.