Vuln general nfs

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[edit] Introduction

[edit] Alert Message

High Risk: Unnecessary NFS service was detected.

[edit] Summary

This means that ASL has detected the presence of the NFS daemon on the system.

[edit] Details

[edit] Explanation

The NFS (Network File System) was developed to allow file sharing between systems residing on a local area network. The basic design of NFS is inherently insecure in ins implementation.

[edit] Recommendations

In general, we do not recommend using or enabling the NFS service in internet environments.

[edit] Notes

It is not possible to disable this check in ASL at this time.

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