Finger Service Remote Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Finger abuses

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Mitigation

Created

Created

10 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is running Finger service and is prone to information disclosure vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw exists due to finger service exposes valid user information to any entity on the network.

Affected Software

Affected Software

GNU Finger.

Solution

Solution

Disable finger service, or install a finger service or daemon that limits the type of information provided.

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