apcupsd Overflow

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1891

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote host is running a version of apcupsd which is vulnerable to a buffer overflow. An attacker could exploit this flaw to gain a root shell on this host.

Solution

Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.

See Also

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-12/0066.html

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2003_022_apcupsd.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 1891

File Name: 1891.prm

Family: Generic

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 1890

Nessus ID: 11484

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSSv2

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-0040, CVE-2003-0098, CVE-2003-0099

BID: 2070, 6828, 7200