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MDKSA-2005:005: 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-2005:005 (nfs-utils).
Arjan van de Ven discovered a buffer overflow in rquotad on 64bit
an improper integer conversion could lead to a buffer overflow.
A possible hacker with access to an NFS share could send a specially crafted request
which could then lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
The updated packages are provided to prevent this issue.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:005
Threat Level: High
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