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AttachmateWRQ Reflection for Secure IT Server SFTP Format String Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for format string vulnerability in AttachmateWRQ Reflection for Secure IT Server SFTP subsystem

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote SSH server is affected by a format string vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is running AttachmateWRQ Reflection for Secure IT
Server / F-Secure SSH Server, a commercial SSH server.

According to its banner, the installed version of this software
contains a format string vulnerability in its sftp subsystem. A
remote, authenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code
on the affected host subject to his rights or crash the server
itself.

See also :

http://support.wrq.com/techdocs/1882.html
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/419241

Solution :

Either upgrade as described in the vendor advisory above or edit the
software's configuration to disable the SFTP subsystem.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:N/I:P/A:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 16625

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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