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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Hummingbird lpd Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for buffer overflow vulnerability in Hummingbird lpd

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The lpd daemon installed on the remote host appears to be from the
Hummingbird Connectivity suite and to suffer from a buffer overflow
vulnerability. A possible hacker can crash the daemon by sending commands
with overly-long queue names and, with a specially-crafted packet,
even execute code remotely within the context of the affected service.

Solution : None at this time.
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 13788

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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