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Vulnerability Assessment Details

libgtop_daemon format string

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Crashes libgtop_daemon

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It seems that libgtop is/was running on this port
and is vulnerable to a format string attack which
may permit a possible hacker to gain a shell on this
host (with the rights of 'nobody').

Solution: upgrade to the latest version of libgtop_daemon
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2001 Renaud Deraison

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