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rlogin -froot

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
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Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote /bin/login seems to be vulnerable to the old
'rlogin -froot' bug.

Any attacker may use this old flaw to gain root access
on this system.

Solution : Upgrade your /bin/login, or comment out the 'rlogin' line in
/etc/inetd.conf and restart the inetd process

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 458

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2002 Renaud Deraison

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