Cheops NG without password

2006-03-26T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:20161
Type openvas
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Michel Arboi
Modified 2017-05-02T00:00:00

Description

The remote service does not require a password for access.

Description :

The Cheops NG agent on the remote host is running without authentication. Anyone can connect to this service and use it to map your network, port scan machines and identify running services.

                                        
                                            # OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: unprotected_cheopsNG.nasl 6056 2017-05-02 09:02:50Z teissa $
# Description: Cheops NG without password
#
# Authors:
# Michel Arboi <mikhail@nessus.org>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (C) 2005 Michel Arboi
#
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2,
# as published by the Free Software Foundation
#
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
# Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
#

tag_summary = "The remote service does not require a password for access. 

Description :

The Cheops NG agent on the remote host is running without
authentication.  Anyone can connect to this service and use it to map
your network, port scan machines and identify running services.";

tag_solution = "Restrict access to this port or enable authentication by starting the
agent using the '-p' option.";

if(description)
{
 script_id(20161);
 script_version("$Revision: 6056 $");
 script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2017-05-02 11:02:50 +0200 (Tue, 02 May 2017) $");
 script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2006-03-26 17:55:15 +0200 (Sun, 26 Mar 2006)");
 script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"5.0");
 script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N");
 script_name("Cheops NG without password");
 
 script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"remote_banner");
 script_copyright("This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Michel Arboi");
 script_family("General");
 script_dependencies("cheopsNG_detect.nasl");
 script_require_keys("cheopsNG/unprotected");
 script_tag(name : "solution" , value : tag_solution);
 script_tag(name : "summary" , value : tag_summary);
 exit(0);
}

port = get_kb_item("cheopsNG/unprotected");
if (port) security_message(port);