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SUSE-SA:2003:022: apcupsd

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the apcupsd package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2003:022 (apcupsd).


The controlling and management daemon apcupsd for APC's Unbreakable
Power Supplies is vulnerable to several buffer overflows and format
bugs. These bugs can be exploited remotely by a possible hacker to gain
root access to the machine apcupsd is running on.

There is no temporary fix known.

Please download the update package for your distribution and verify its
integrity by the methods listed in section 3) of this announcement.
Then, install the package using the command 'rpm -Fhv file.rpm' to apply
the update.

Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/2003_022_apcupsd.html
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID: 7200

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

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