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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.150092
Category:Policy
Title:Linux: SSH /etc/hosts.allow chown
Summary:The access control software consults two files. The search stops;at the first match:;; - Access will be granted when a (daemon, client) pair matches an entry in the /etc/hosts.allow file.;; - Otherwise, access will be denied when a (daemon, client) pair matches an entry in the /etc/hosts.deny file.;; - Otherwise, access will be granted.;;A non-existing access control file is treated as if it were an empty file. Thus, access control can;be turned off by providing no access control files.
Description:Summary:
The access control software consults two files. The search stops
at the first match:

- Access will be granted when a (daemon, client) pair matches an entry in the /etc/hosts.allow file.

- Otherwise, access will be denied when a (daemon, client) pair matches an entry in the /etc/hosts.deny file.

- Otherwise, access will be granted.

A non-existing access control file is treated as if it were an empty file. Thus, access control can
be turned off by providing no access control files.

CVSS Score:
0.0

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:H/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:N

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