This script is Copyright (C) 2002-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
An RPC service is running.
The rpc.walld RPC service is running. Some versions of this server
allow an attacker to gain root access remotely, by consuming the
resources of the remote host then sending a specially formed packet
with format strings to this host.
Solaris 2.5.1, 2.6, 7, 8 and 9 are vulnerable to this issue. Other
operating systems might be affected as well.
Nessus did not check for this vulnerability, so this might be a false
Deactivate this service.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
Public Exploit Available : true
Nessus Plugin ID: 10950 ()
Bugtraq ID: 4639
CVE ID: CVE-2002-0573
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