2.2.16 Ensure rsync service is not enabled (Scored)

Level 1 - Server
Level 1 - Workstation 

The rsyncd service can be used to synchronize files between systems over network links.

The rsyncd service presents a security risk as it uses unencrypted protocols for communication.

Run the following command to verify rsync is not enabled:

# systemctl is-enabled rsync 

Verify result is not “enabled”.

Run the following command to disable rsync:

# systemctl disable rsync
  • ubuntu1604/2/2/16.txt
  • Last modified: 2017/05/02 12:02
  • by Piotr Kłoczewski