Family: RPC --> Category: mixed
format string attack against statd Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks the presence of a RPC service
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote statd service could be brought down with a format string attack -
it now needs to be restarted manually.
This means that a possible hacker may execute arbitrary code thanks to a bug in
Solution : upgrade to the latest version of rpc.statd
Threat Level: High
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