Family: Denial of Service --> Category: kill_host
FreeBSD nfsd Malformed NFS Mount Request Denial of Service Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Tries to crash remote FreeBSD host
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.
The NFS server on the remote host appears to be one from FreeBSD that
causes a kernel panic when it receives a malformed NFS mount request
via TCP. An unauthenticated remote attacker can leverage this flaw to
crash the remote host.
See also :
Use a firewall to restrict access to the NFS server or upgrade / patch
the affected system as described in the vendor advisory above.
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5
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