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rexecd Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Searches for the existence of rexecd
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The rexecd service is open. This service is design to
allow users of a network to execute commands remotely.
However, rexecd does not provide any good means of authentication, so it
may be abused by a possible hacker to scan a third party host.
Solution : comment out the 'exec' line in /etc/inetd.conf and restart the
Threat Level: Medium
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