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Cheops NG clear text authentication

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Cheops NG agent uses clear text passwords

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

A Cheops NG agent is running on the remote host.

Description :

Cheops NG is running on this port.
Users with a valid account on this machine can connect
to this service and use it to map your network, port scan
machines and identify running services.

Passwords are transmitted in clear text and could be sniffed.
More, using this Cheops agent, it is possible to brute force
login/passwords on this system.

Solution:

Configure Cheops to run on top of SSL or block this port
from outside communication if you want to further restrict
the use of Cheops.

Network Security Threat Level:

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/A:N/I:P/B:C)

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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