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Hobbit Monitor Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for denial of service vulnerability in Hobbit Monitor

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server may permit arbitrary code execution.

Description :

The remote host is running Hobbit Monitor, an open-source tool for
monitoring servers, applications, and networks.

The installed version of Hobbit contains a flaw that could lead to the
Hobbit daemon, 'hobbitd', crashing when it tries to process certain
types of messages. It may also be possible to exploit this flaw in
order to run arbitrary code with the rights of the hobbit user.

See also :

http://www.hswn.dk/hobbiton/2005/07/msg00242.html
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=344499

Solution :

Upgrade to Hobbit version 4.1.0 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 14365

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

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