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Vulnerability Assessment Details

apcupsd overflows

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks the version of apcupsd

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote apcupsd, according to its version number,
is vulnerable to a buffer overflow which could
permit a possible hacker to gain a root shell on this host.

*** Nessus solely relied on the version number of the
*** remote server, so this might be a false positive

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 2070, 6828, 7200

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Renaud Deraison

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