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Hummingbird Inetd Multiple Remote Overflows

High

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote host is running Hummingbird Inetd, a commercial INETD server. This version of Inetd is vulnerable to a remote overflow in the lpd service module. An attacker exploiting this flaw would be able to execute arbitrary code on the remote system. NOTE: this is only a flaw if the lpd module is enabled. In addition, the remote ftpd module is vulnerable to a remote buffer overflow. An attacker exploiting this flaw would be able to execute arbitrary code on the remote system.

Solution

Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.