Network UPS Tools < 2.6.4 addchar() Function Buffer Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote application is susceptible to a buffer overflow attack.

Description :

According to its self-reported version number, the installation of
Network UPS Tools is affected by a buffer overflow caused by an error
in the 'addchar()' function. An unauthenticated, remote attacker
sending a specially crafted request to the server may trigger an
application crash or the execution of arbitrary code.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Network UPS Tools 2.6.4 or later.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 59660 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53743

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2944