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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Knox Arkeia buffer overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
arkeia buffer overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It was possible to overflow a buffer in the remote Knox's
Arkeia server.

This problem permits a possible hacker to perform a denial of service
attack and to gain root remotely on this service.

Solution : upgrade to the latest version of Arkeia and/or filter
incoming traffic to TCP port 617.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 661

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

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