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dtspcd overflow Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains if dtspcd is running

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The 'dtspcd' service is running. This service deals with
the CDE interface for the X11 system.

Some versions of this daemon are vulnerable to a buffer overflow
attack which may allow a possible hacker to gain root rights on
this host.

*** This warning might be a false positive,
*** as no real overflow was performed

Solution : See
to acertain if you are vulnerable or deactivate this service
(comment out the line 'dtspc' in /etc/inetd.conf and restart the inetd process)

Threat Level: High

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