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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Solaris lpd remote command execution

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Reads the remote password file, thanks to lpd

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote lpd daemon is vulnerable to an
environment error which may permit a possible hacker
to execute arbitrary commands on this host.

Nessus uses this vulnerability to retrieve the
password file of the remote host although any
command could be executed.

Solution : None at this time. Disable this service.
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 3274

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Renaud Deraison

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