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Powerd WHATIDO Variable Remote Overflow

High

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The 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.

Solution

Block access to the powerd server port (532) from untrusted clients.