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GpsDrive friendsd Format String Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for format string vulnerability in GpsDrive friendsd

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote server is affected by a format string vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is running a GpsDrive friendsd server, which records
the positions of friends on a map.

The version of friendsd installed on the remote host is affected by a
format string vulnerability. A possible hacker can leverage this issue
using a specially-crafted packet to crash the server and possibly
execute code on the remote host subject to the rights under which
the server runs.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to 2.10pre3-cvs or later.

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7

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