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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
this daemon.

Solution : upgrade to the latest version of rpc.statd
Threat Level: High

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