This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote NFS daemon is prone to a denial of service attack.
The remote host is running knfsd, a kernel NFS daemon.
There is a vulnerability in this version that may allow an attacker to
cause a kernel panic on the remote host by sending a malformed GETATTR
request with an invalid length field.
See also :
Upgrade to Linux kernel version 2.4.21 (or later) as the issue
reportedly has been silently patched in that version.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Denial of Service
Nessus Plugin ID: 11813 (knfs_dos.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 8298
CVE ID: CVE-2003-0619
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