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Vulnerability Assessment Details

GO-Global Server Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for buffer overflow vulnerability in GO-Global Server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote display server is affected by a buffer overflow
vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host appears to be running a version of the GO-Global
remote display server that fills a small buffer with user-supplied
data without first checking its size. A possible hacker can leverage this
issue to overflow the buffer, causing the server to crash and possibly
even permiting for arbitrary code execution on the remote host.

See also :

http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2005-November/038371.html

Solution :

Upgrade to GO-Global version 3.1.0.3281 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:C/A:C/I:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 15285

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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