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bug #20086: check_services doesn't handle service name aliases correctly when alias is part of original name

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Submitted on:  Tue 05 Jun 2007 02:53:24 PM UTC  
 
Category: Security check modulesSeverity: 5-Critical
Item Group: Script errorStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: OpenOperating System: All

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Tue 05 Jun 2007 02:53:24 PM UTC, original submission:

From a tiger run on my box (vanilla Debian Etch):

--WARN-- [inet003w] The port for service postgres is also assigned to service
postgresql.
--WARN-- [inet003w] The port for service postgres is also assigned to service
postgresql.
--WARN-- [inet003w] The port for service sane is also assigned to service
sane-port.

I only have only one line for each of the offending services (for postgres, each one line for tcp and udp). Obviously check_services chokes on the fact that the string 'postgresql' contains the string 'postgres', and 'sane-port' contains 'sane'.
Interestingly enough, the second alias for 'sane-port', 'saned', doesn't trigger this error.

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