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Buffer overflow in FreeBSD 2.x 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 a
buffer overflow when a host with a too long DNS host
name connects to it.
*** Nessus solely relied on the version of the remote
*** operating system to issue an alert, so this
*** might be a false positive
Solution : Upgrade to FreeBSD 3.x
Threat Level: High
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