Vulnerability Scanning Solutions, LLC.
Our Process
What We Scan For
Sample Report
Client List
Contact Us
What We Scan For
Family: Service detection --> Category: infos

Telnet Server Detection Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Telnet Server Detection

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

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

Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4

Click HERE for more information and discussions on this network vulnerability scan.


P.O. Box 827051

Pembroke Pines, FL 33082-7051

Vulnerability Scanning Solutions, LLC.