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USN237-1 : nbd vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
These remote packages are missing security patches :
Kurt Fitzner discovered that the NBD (network block device) server did
not correctly verify the maximum size of request packets. By sending
specially crafted large request packets, a remote attacker who is
allowed to access the server could exploit this to execute arbitrary
code with root rights.
Upgrade to :
- nbd-client-2.7.4-1ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- nbd-server-2.7.4-1ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)
Threat Level: High
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