Critical Nessus Plugin ID 13792
SynopsisThe remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch
DescriptionThe 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.