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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2005:005: nfs-utils

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the nfs-utils package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:005 (nfs-utils).



Arjan van de Ven discovered a buffer overflow in rquotad on 64bit
architectures
an improper integer conversion could lead to a buffer overflow.
A possible hacker with access to an NFS share could send a specially crafted request
which could then lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

The updated packages are provided to prevent this issue.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:005
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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