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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 warning might be a false positive,
*** as no real overflow was performed
Solution : See http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2001-31.html
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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