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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Gauntlet overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Overflow in the Gauntlet product line

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It seems that the remote host is vulnerable
to a buffer overflow on port 8999, which may
give a shell access to anyone.

Solution : if the remote host is a Gauntlet firewall, then
see http://www.tis.com/support/cyberadvisory.html, or else
you can probably ignore this alert.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 1234

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 Renaud Deraison

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