Family: Useless services --> Category: infos
netstat Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for netstat
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is running a 'netstat' service on this port.
The 'netstat' service provides useful information to a possible hacker, since
it gives away the state of the active connections. It is recommended that
disable this service if you do not use it.
Threat Level: Low
Solution : comment out the 'netstat' line in /etc/inetd.conf and restart the
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