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Vulnerability Assessment Details

mod_ssl SSL_Util_UUEncode_Binary Overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for version of mod_ssl

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is using a version of mod_ssl which is
older than 2.8.18.

This version is vulnerable to a flaw which may permit a possible hacker to disable
the remote web site remotely, or to execute arbitrary code on the remote
host.

*** Note that several Linux distributions patched the old version of
*** this module. Therefore, this alert might be a false positive. Please
*** check with your vendor to acertain if you really are vulnerable to
*** this flaw

Solution : Upgrade to version 2.8.18 (Apache 1.3) or to Apache 2.0.50
Network Security Threat Level: Low

Networks Security ID: 10355

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

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