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'rsh' Remote Shell Service Enabled

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
8 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) January 01, 1999 July 01, 2008 December 04, 2013

Available Exploits 


The RSH remote shell service (rsh) is enabled. This is a legacy service often configured to blindly trust some hosts and IPs. The protocol also doesn't support encryption or any sort of strong authentication mechanism.

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Disable the rsh service

Disable or firewall this service which usually runs on 514/tcp.

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