Powerd WHATIDO Variable Remote Overflow
High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3425
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.
DescriptionThe remote host is using Powerd, an open-source application, to monitor the UPS device. This version of Powerd is vulnerable to a remote overflow. An attacker exploiting this flaw will be able to execute arbitrary code on the target machine.
SolutionBlock access to the powerd server port (532) from untrusted clients.