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Vulnerability Assessment Details

CP syslog overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
crashes the remote syslog daemon

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running a syslog server (probably
CheckPointNG syslog server).

A possible hacker may remotely disable this server by sending
too much data to it.

*** Nessus disabled this service to perform this security check

Solution : Upgrade to NG FP3 HF2
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 7159

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Tenable Network Security

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