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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Mountable NFS shares

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for NFS

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

It is possible to access the remote NFS shares

Description :

Some of the NFS shares exported by the remote server could be
mounted by the scanning host. A possible hacker may exploit this problem
to gain read (and possibly write) access to files on remote host.

Solution :

Configure NFS on the remote host so that only authorized hosts can mount
the remote shares.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:N/I:P/B:C)

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 - 2006 Tenable Network Security

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