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dmisd service Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks the presence of a RPC service
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The dmisd RPC service is running.
This service uses the function xdr_array() of the RPC library.
It turns out that some older versions of the RPC library
are vulnerable to an integer overflow in this function,
which could allow a possible hacker to gain root rights on
*** No security hole regarding this program has been tested, so
*** this might be a false positive.
Solution : We suggest that you disable this service.
See also : http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2002-25.html
Threat Level: High
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