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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Network Block Device Server Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for a buffer overflow vulnerability in a Network Block Device server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote service is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

The version of the Network Block Device (NBD) server installed on the
remote host does not properly check the size of read requests before
filling a dynamically-allocated buffer. Using a specially-crafted
read request, a possible hacker can overwrite this buffer, which may crash
the affected server or permit for the execution of arbitrary code.

See also :

http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_id=9201144&forum_id=40388
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=380202&group_id=13229

Solution :

Upgrade to NBD 2.8.3 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 16029

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

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