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Vulnerability Assessment Details

APSIS Pound Load Balancer Format String Overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
APSIS Pound Load Balancer Format String Overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote server is vulnerable to a remote format string bug
which can permit remote attackers to gain access to confidential
data. Pound versions less than 1.6 are vulnerable to this issue.

See also: http://www.apsis.ch/pound/
Solution: upgrade to at least version 1.6 of APSIS Pound.
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 10267

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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