INN < 1.6 Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote NNTP server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

According to its banner, the remote version of INN is older than
version 1.6. A number of security holes have been found older
versions of INN, some of which may allow arbitrary command execution.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?3132c982

Solution :

Upgrade to version 1.6 or later.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 9.5
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:W/RC:ND)

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 10129 (inn.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 1443
616
687

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0705
CVE-1999-0043
CVE-1999-0247