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Vulnerability Assessment Details

mountd overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Overflows mountd

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote mount daemon seems to be vulnerable
to a buffer overflow when it receives a request for an
oversized share.

A possible hacker may use this flaw to gain root access
on this host

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 121

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

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