NFS exported directory no access lists (UNIX)

Module: Network Integrity

This check reports NFS exported directories that do not have access lists. Without access lists, exported directories allow world access. You should use access lists with NFS exported directories to limit access to intended users. Use the file list to exclude directories from the check. Specify full path names in the file list.

The following table lists the error message for the check.

Table: Error message for NFS exported directory no access lists

Message String ID and Category

Platform and Message Numeric ID

Message Title and Description

Additional Information


Category: Change Notification

UNIX (6362)

Title: File system exported to any host

Description:The following exported file systems allow NFS mount access to any remote system. This is a security problem if unsecured systems exist on your network. You should export file systems with explicit access lists and limit access to only necessary systems.

Severity: red-4

Correctable: false

Snapshot Updatable: false

Template Updatable: false

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