Security scans flag NFS mountd operating on a non-reserved port
(Doc ID 1001905.1)
Last updated on SEPTEMBER 06, 2018
Applies to:Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 8.0 to 11.2 [Release 8.0 to 11.0]
A security scanner run on a Solaris system reports:
Medium - MountdReserved: NFS mount daemon operating on a non-reserved port
The mountd daemon is running over a non-reserved port. This daemon is probably vulnerable to port hijacking and should be moved to a reserved port. -------
The exact wording of the message depends on the security scanner product / vendor.
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