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The remote host is affected by a remote buffer overflow vulnerability.
Cfengine is running on this remote host.
This version has a stack-based buffer overrun vulnerability.
An attacker, exploiting this flaw, would need network access to the
server as well as the ability to send a crafted transaction packet to
the cfservd process. Successful exploitation of this flaw would lead
to arbitrary code being executed on the remote machine or a loss of
See also :
Upgrade to at least 1.5.3-4, 2.0.8 or most recent 2.1 version.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gain a shell remotely
Nessus Plugin ID: 14317 (cfengine_trans_packet_buff_overrun.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 8699
CVE ID: CVE-2003-0849
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