Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Useless services >> Rlogin Server Detection


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

Cables, Connectors

Pro 9" Android 4.4 Tablet PC Quad Core 1GB+8GB WiFi US Plug Keyboard Case
$57.99
Pro 97" A33 1G 8G Tablet G-Sensor Quad Core WiFi Bluetooth Android 4.4 Dual Camera
$43.69
7Dell 3020 W/ 22in LCD Screen Quad Core i5 4570 3.60GHZ 8G 500GB HDD WIN10
$249.5
Dell 3020 W/ 22in LCD Screen Quad Core i5 4570 3.60GHZ 8G 500GB HDD WIN10 pictureYUNTAB 7 Inch eXpro Tablet PC 8GB Android 4.4 1024*600 Quad Core
$34.99
YUNTAB 7 Inch eXpro Tablet PC 8GB Android 4.4 1024*600 Quad Core picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.