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OpenVMPS Logging Format String Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for a format string vulnerability in OpenVMPS' logging

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote host is running a service that is affected by a format
string vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host appears to be running OpenVMPS, an open-source VLAN
Management Policy Server (VMPS).

There is a format string vulnerability in versions of OpenVMPS up to
and including 1.3 that may permit remote attackers to crash the server
or execute code on the affected host subject to the rights under
which the server operates, possibly root.

See also :

http://mazahaquer.h0nest.org/PRIVOXY-FORCE/adv/0x6D48-001-openvmps.txt

Solution :

Use a firewall to filter access to the affected port.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 15072

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

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