GNOME libgtop Daemon Remote Format String

High Nessus Plugin ID 10812


The remote host is running an application that is vulnerable to a format string attack.


It seems that libgtop is/was running on this port and is vulnerable to a format string attack which may allow an attacker to gain a shell on this host (with the privileges of 'nobody').


Upgrade to libgtop 1.0.13 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 10812

File Name: libgtop_daemon.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.18 $

Type: remote

Published: 2001/11/27

Modified: 2016/10/27

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2001/11/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-0927

OSVDB: 13993