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snmpXdmid overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
heap overflow through snmpXdmid

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote RPC service 100249 (snmpXdmid) is vulnerable
to a heap overflow which permits any user to obtain a root
shell on this host.

Solution : disable this service (/etc/init.d/init.dmi stop) if you don't use
it, or contact Sun for a patch
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 2417

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2001 Intranode

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