|Title:||Finger redirection check|
The remote finger service accepts to redirect requests. That is, users can
perform requests like :
This allows an attacker to use this computer as a relay to gather information
on a third party network.
Solution: Disable the remote finger daemon (comment out the 'finger' line
in /etc/inetd.conf and restart the inetd process) or upgrade it to a more
Risk factor : Low
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-1999-0105|
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-1999-0106
|Copyright||This script is Copyright (C) 1999 Renaud Deraison|
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