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Telnet Server Detection Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Telnet Server Detection
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
A telnet server is listening on the remote port
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.
Disable this service and use SSH instead
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4
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