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Telnet Server Detection

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Telnet Server Detection

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

A telnet server is listening on the remote port

Description :

The remote host is running a telnet server.
Using telnet is not recommended as logins, passwords and commands
are transferred in clear text.

A possible hacker may eavesdrop on a telnet session and obtain the
credentials of other users.

Solution :

Disable this service and use SSH instead

Network Security Threat Level:

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

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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