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Hummingbird lpd Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for buffer overflow vulnerability in Hummingbird lpd
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The lpd daemon installed on the remote host appears to be from the
Hummingbird Connectivity suite and to suffer from a buffer overflow
vulnerability. A possible hacker can crash the daemon by sending commands
with overly-long queue names and, with a specially-crafted packet,
even execute code remotely within the context of the affected service.
Solution : None at this time.
Threat Level: High
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