Family: RPC --> Category: infos
nfsd service Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
checks the presence of a RPC service
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The nfsd RPC service is running. In the past, this service has had bugs which allow an intruder to execute arbitrary commands on your system. In addition, FreeBSD 4.6.1 RELEASE-p7 and earlier, NetBSD 1.5.3 and earlier have a bug wherein sending a zero length packet to the RPC service will cause the operating system to hang.
Solution : Make sure that you have the latest version of nfsd
Threat Level: High
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