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The remote host is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.
The remote lpd daemon seems to be vulnerable to a buffer overflow when
a host with a too long DNS host name connects to it.
*** Nessus solely relied on the version of the remote
*** operating system to issue an alert, so this
*** might be a false positive.
See also :
Upgrade to FreeBSD 3.x.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gain a shell remotely
Nessus Plugin ID: 11354 (lpd_freebsd_overflow.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-1999-0299
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