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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Rlogin Server Detection

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of rlogin

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The rlogin service is listening on the remote port.

Description :

The remote host is running the 'rlogin' service. This service is dangerous in
the sense that it is not ciphered - that is, everyone can sniff the data that
passes between the rlogin client and the rloginserver. This includes logins
and passwords.

Also, it may permit poorly authenticated logins without passwords. If the
host is vulnerable to TCP sequence number guessing (from any network)
or IP spoofing (including ARP hijacking on a local network) then it may
be possible to bypass authentication.

Finally, rlogin is an easy way to turn file-write access into full logins
through the .rhosts or rhosts.equiv files.

You should disable this service and use ssh instead.

Solution :

Comment out the 'login' line in /etc/inetd.conf

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:R/C:P/A:N/I:N/B:C)

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 1999 - 2006 Tenable Network Security

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