Solaris in.lpd Transfer Job Routine Remote Buffer Overflow
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 10727
SynopsisThe remote host is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.
DescriptionThe 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.
SolutionIf the remote host is running Solaris, apply the relevant patch from Sun.