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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 : http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2001-30.html
Solution : Upgrade AIX
Threat Level: High
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