Family: RPC --> Category: infos
tooltalk service Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks the presence of a RPC service
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The tooltalk RPC service is running.
A possible implementation fault in the ToolTalk object database server may allow an
attacker to execute arbitrary commands as root.
*** This warning may be a false positive since the existence of this vulnerability is only
**** accurately identified with local access.
Solution : Disable this service.
See also : CERT Advisory CA-98.11
Threat Level: High
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