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MDKSA-2003:076: nfs-utils Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the nfs-utils package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2003:076 (nfs-utils).

An off-by-one buffer overflow was found in the logging code in nfs-utils when
adding a newline to the string being logged. This could allow a possible hacker to
execute arbitrary code or cause a DoS (Denial of Service) on the server by
sending certain RPC requests.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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