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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Rendezvous HTTP Interface Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks version number in Rendezvous' HTTP banner

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote server is prone to a buffer overflow attack.

Description :

The remote host appears to be running Rendezvous, a commercial
messaging software product used for building distributed applications

According to its banner, several of the components in the version of
Rendezvous installed on the remote host contain a buffer overflow
vulnerability in the HTTP administrative interface that may permit
arbitrary code execution subject to the rights of the user that
invoked the daemon, or 'nobody' in the case the remote system is
'unix' and the invoking user was 'root'.

See also :

http://www.tibco.com/resources/mk/rendezvous_security_advisory.txt
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/999884

Solution :

Upgrade to Rendezvous 7.5.1 or later.

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: 18301

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

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