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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
inetd process

Threat Level: Medium

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