Generic Format String Detection

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Synopsis :

It may be possible to execute code on the remote host.

Description :

Nessus killed the remote service by sending it specially crafted data.
The remote service seems to be vulnerable to a format string attack. An
attacker might use this flaw to make it crash or even execute arbitrary
code on this host.

Solution :

Upgrade the software or contact the vendor regarding this
vulnerability.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 11133 ()

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