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NFS cd .. Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for the NFS .. attack
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote NFS server allows users to use a 'cd ..' command
to access other directories besides the NFS file system.
A possible hacker may use this flaw to read every file on this host
Solution : Create a dedicated partition for your NFS exports
Threat Level: High
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