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MDKSA-2004:146: 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-2004:146 (nfs-utils).
SGI developers discovered a remote DoS (Denial of Service) condition in the NFS
statd server. rpc.statd did not ignore the 'SIGPIPE' signal which would cause
it to shutdown if a misconfigured or malicious peer terminated the TCP
The updated packages have been patched to prevent this problem.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:146
Threat Level: High
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