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Listserv < 14.5 Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks version number of Listserv

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a CGI application that is affected by
multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote host is running Listserv, a mailing list management

According to its version number, the Listserv install on the remote
host suffers from as-yet unspecified buffer overflows, including one
which reportedly can be exploited by an unauthenticated attacker to
execute arbitrary code on the affected host.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Listserv 14.5 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7

Networks Security ID: 16951

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

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