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mod_frontpage installed

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of mod_frontpage

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is using the Apache mod_frontpage module.

mod_frontpage older than 1.6.1 is vulnerable to a buffer
overflow which may permit a possible hacker to gain root access.

*** Since Nessus was not able to remotely acertain the version
*** of mod_frontage you are running, you are advised to manually
*** check which version you are running as this might be a false
*** positive.

If you want the remote server to be remotely secure, we advise
you do not use this module at all.

Solution : Disable this module
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 4251

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

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