This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in nut :
Buffer overflow in the addchar function in common/parseconf.c in upsd
in Network UPS Tools (NUT) before 2.6.4 allows remote attackers to
execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (electric-power
outage) via a long string containing non-printable characters
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false