QNX pdebug Service Detection

critical Nessus Plugin ID 48353
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Arbitrary commands can be run on this port.


The QNX pdebug remote debugging service is running on this host. pdebug should only be used only in development phase.

Through this service, it is possible to upload and execute arbitrary code on the host, read or modify memory, stop running processes, etc.

An attacker can use this service to take complete control of the affected device.


Filter incoming traffic to this port or disable the debug agent.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 48353

File Name: qnx_pdebug_detect.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: remote

Published: 8/17/2010

Updated: 11/22/2019

Dependencies: find_service2.nasl

Asset Inventory: true

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/a:qnx:pdebug