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Family: Gain root remotely --> Category: destructive_attack

PXE server overflow Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
buffer overflow in pxe daemon

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is running PXE (Preboot eXecution Environment),
a daemon which can be used to boot diskless clients which
have an intel network card.

There is a flaw in the remote PXE which may allow a possible hacker
to gain a root shell on this host.

*** Nessus disabled this service to perform this security check

Solution : Disable this service
Threat Level: High

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