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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Linux nfs-utils xlog() off-by-one overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for NFS

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote rpc.mountd daemon is vulnerable to an off-by-one overflow
which may be exploited by a possible hacker to gain a root shell on this
host.

Solution : Upgrade to the latest version of nfs-utils
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 8179

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2006 Tenable Network Security

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