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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Buffer overflow in FreeBSD 2.x lpd

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains if lpd is running

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote lpd daemon seems to be vulnerable to a
buffer overflow when a host with a too long DNS host
name connects to it.

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

Solution : Upgrade to FreeBSD 3.x
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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