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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Gnu Cfserv remote buffer overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for the Cfserver remote buffer overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote Cfserver seems to be vulnerable to a remote buffer overflow bug.
Such a bug might be exploited by a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code on
this host, with the rights cfservd is running with.


Solution : upgrade to version 2.0.8/2.0.8p1
See also : http://www.iu.hio.no/cfengine/
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 8699

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

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