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The rexd service is running, which uses weak authentication that can allow an attacker to execute commands.
This Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) entry is a configuration issue and not a software flaw. As such, it doesn’t fit in the CVE software flaw list. The Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score for this CVE entry has been set to 0 because this CVE entry has no impact as a software flaw according to CVSS. This does not mean that the configuration issue is not important and there may be security implications relative to computers having this configuration.
The rexd service is an unsecured protocol for Internet facing systems and should only be used on a trusted network segment, otherwise disabled. The software should be patched and configured properly.
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