Family: Gain a shell remotely --> Category: destructive_attack
Gopherd Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains if gopherd can be used as a proxy
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is running the UMN Gopher server.
The remote version of the remote gopher server seems to be vulnerable
to various buffer overflows which may be exploited by a possible hacker to
execute arbitrary code on the remote host with the rights of the
Solution : Upgrade to UMN Gopherd 3.0.6 or newer
Threat Level: High
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