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Vulnerability Assessment Details

LPRng malformed input

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for a vulnerable version of LPRng

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

LPRng seems to be running.

This daemon has a flaw (until version 3.6.24 at least) that would
let anyone to remotely execute arbitrary commands on the server.

*** Nessus could not remotely acertain with certainty that the
version of LPRng this machine is running is vulnerable or not.

Solution: Make sure that you are running version 3.6.25 or newer
and filter incoming connections to TCP port 515.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 1712

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 Renaud Deraison

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