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Vulnerability Assessment Details

a tftpd server is running

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
tftpd Server detection

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

A TFTPD server is listening on the remote port.

Description :

The remote host is running a TFTPD (Trivial File Transfer Protocol).
TFTPD is often used by routers and diskless hosts to retrieve their
configuration. It is also used by worms to propagage.

Solution :

If you do not use this service, you should disable it.

Network Security Threat Level:

None

Networks Security ID:

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

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