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OpenFTPD Detection

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the presence of OpenFTPD

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running OpenFTPD - an FTP server designed to
help file sharing (aka 'warez').

Some version of this server are vulnerable to a remote format string
attack which may permit a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote
host.

*** Nessus did not actually check for this flaw, so this might be a false
*** positive

See also : http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2004-07/0350.html
Solution : Disable the remote service
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 10830

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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