Family: RPC --> Category: infos
fam service Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
checks the presence of a RPC service
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The fam RPC service is running.
Several versions of this service have a well-known buffer overflow condition
that allows intruders to execute arbitrary commands as root on this system.
Solution : disable this service in /etc/inetd.conf
See also : http://www.nai.com/nai_labs/asp_set/advisory/16_fam_adv.asp
Threat Level: High
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