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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDBMS overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks the remote MDBMS version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

A beta version of the MDBMS database is running, and it's
very likely that it is vulnerable to a buffer overflow
(that we did not test for though) which may give a root
shell to anyone.

Solution : disable this service if you do not use it or
filter incoming connections to ports 2223 and 2224

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 1252

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

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