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This script is Copyright (C) 2001-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
Arbitrary code may be run on the remote server.
The remote rwhois daemon is vulnerable to a format string attack when
supplied malformed arguments to a malformed request (such as %p%p%p).
An attacker may use this flaw to gain a shell on this host.
*** Note that Nessus solely relied on the banner version to
*** issue this warning. If you manually patched rwhoisd, you
*** may not be vulnerable to this flaw
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Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gain a shell remotely
Nessus Plugin ID: 10804 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2001-0913
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