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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Buffer overflow in AIX lpd

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains if lpd is running

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote lpd daemon seems to be vulnerable to
various buffer overrflows in the functions send_status(),
kill_print() and chk_fhost().

*** Nessus solely relied on the version number of the remote
*** operating system to issue this warning, so this might be a
*** false positive

See also : http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2001-30.html
Solution : Upgrade AIX
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Renaud Deraison

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