Anonymous FTP enabled (UNIX)

Module: Network Integrity

This check reports systems where anonymous FTP access is permitted.

The following table lists the error message for the check.

Table: Error message for Anonymous FTP enabled

Message String ID and Category

Platform and Message Numeric ID

Message Title and Description

Additional Information


Category: Change Notification

UNIX (6334)

Title: Anonymous FTP permitted

Description:Anonymous FTP is permitted on your system. Anyone can transfer files to and from the FTP account on your system without special authorization. This is not generally a security risk because access is limited to files in the FTP account home directory. This message provides information but does not require any security action on your part.

Severity: yellow-1

Correctable: false

Snapshot Updatable: false

Template Updatable: false

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