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LCDproc buffer overflow Vulnerability Scan


Vulnerability Scan Summary
LCDproc version check

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

A buffer overflow in the remote LCDproc server may allow a possible hacker
to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

Description :

The remote LCDproc service is vulnerable to a buffer overflow vulnerability
when processing commands received from the network due to a lack of bound
checks.

A possible hacker may exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code on the remote host,
with the rights of the LCDproc process (usually, nobody).

Solution :

Upgrade to LCDproc 0.4.1 or newer

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

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