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Vulnerability Assessment Details

FakeBO buffer overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Overflows FakeBO's buffers

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

We detected a possible buffer overflow
in the service FakeBO.
A possible hacker may connect to this port,
then send a specially crafted buffer
which will give him a shell.

Solution : disable this service. It's
useless anyway. At worst, upgrade.

Reference : http://online.securityfocus.com/archive/1/12437

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 1999 Renaud Deraison

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