Solaris in.lpd Transfer Job Routine Remote Buffer Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2001-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

The remote lpd daemon seems to be vulnerable to a buffer overflow when
sent too many 'Receive data file' commands. An attacker may use this
flaw to gain root on this host.

Solution :

If the remote host is running Solaris, apply the relevant patch from

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 10727 (lpd_overflow.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 2894

CVE ID: CVE-2001-0353