Rule Category

PROTOCOL-SERVICES -- Snort has detected traffic that may indicate the presence of the rservices protocol or vulnerabilities in the rservices protocols on the network.

Alert Message

PROTOCOL-SERVICES Unix rlogin froot parameter root access attempt

Rule Explanation

Some implementations of rlogin allow root access if given a -froot parameter. Impact: CVSS base score 10.0 CVSS impact score 10.0 CVSS exploitability score 10.0 confidentialityImpact COMPLETE integrityImpact COMPLETE availabilityImpact COMPLETE Details: Ease of Attack:

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False Positives

No known false positives


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