SUSE-SA:2003:022: apcupsd

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Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch

Description :

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2003:022 (apcupsd).


The controlling and management daemon apcupsd for APC's Unbreakable
Power Supplies is vulnerable to several buffer overflows and format
bugs. These bugs can be exploited remotely by an attacker to gain
root access to the machine apcupsd is running on.

There is no temporary fix known.

Please download the update package for your distribution and verify its
integrity by the methods listed in section 3) of this announcement.
Then, install the package using the command 'rpm -Fhv file.rpm' to apply
the update.

Solution :

http://www.suse.de/security/2003_022_apcupsd.html

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 13792 ()

Bugtraq ID: 7200

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0098
CVE-2003-0099

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