This script is Copyright (C) 2001-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
Arbitrary code may be run on the remote server.
The remote rwhois daemon is vulnerable to a format string
attack when supplied malformed arguments to a '-soa' request.
An attacker may use this flaw to gain a shell on this host.
Disable this service or upgrade to a patched version
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gain a shell remotely
Nessus Plugin ID: 10790 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2001-0838