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Family: Gain root remotely --> Category: infos

Buffer overflow in AIX lpd Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains if lpd is running

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote lpd daemon seems to be vulnerable to
various buffer overrflows in the functions send_status(),
kill_print() and chk_fhost().

*** Nessus solely relied on the version number of the remote
*** operating system to issue this warning, so this might be a
*** false positive

See also :
Solution : Upgrade AIX
Threat Level: High

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