Family: Gain root remotely --> Category: mixed
rpc.nisd overflow Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
buffer overflow through rpc.nisd
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote RPC service 100300 (nisd) is vulnerable
to a buffer overflow which allows any user to obtain a root
shell on this host.
Solution : disable this service if you don't use it, or apply the relevant patch
Threat Level: High
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