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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