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RedHat 6.2 inetd Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Stalls the remote inetd

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host has a bug in its 'inetd' server. 'inetd' is the
'internet super-server' and is in charge of managing multiple sub-servers
(like telnet, ftp, chargen, and more).

There is a bug in the inetd server that comes with RedHat 6.2, which allows
a possible hacker to prevent it from working completely by forcing it to consume
system resources.

Solution : Upgrade to inetd-0.16-7
Threat Level: Medium

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