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The remote portmapper forwards NFS requests Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for the portmapper proxying NFS

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote RPC portmapper forwards NFS requests made to it.

A possible hacker may use this flaw to make NFS mount requests which will appear
to come from localhost and therefore override the ACLs set up for NFS.

Solution : Upgrade your portmapper to a newer version
Threat Level: High

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