Family: Gain root remotely --> Category: destructive_attack
fakeidentd overflow Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
crashes the remote identd
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
fakeidentd is a minimal identd server that always replies to
requests with a fixed username.
There is a buffer overflow in some versions of this program
that allow a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code on this server.
Solution : Disable this service if you do not use it, or upgrade.
Additional Info : http://online.securityfocus.com/archive/1/284953
Threat Level: High
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