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The remote application is susceptible to a buffer overflow attack.
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 :
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
Nessus Plugin ID: 59660 ()
Bugtraq ID: 53743
CVE ID: CVE-2012-2944
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