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fingerd buffer overflow

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Finger abuses

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

10.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Mitigation

Created

Created

16 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The scanner was able to crash the remote finger daemon by sending a too long request.

Solution

Solution

Disable your finger daemon, apply the latest patches from your vendor, or a safer software.