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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
The remote server is affected by a format string vulnerability.
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 :
Upgrade to 2.10pre3-cvs or later.
High / CVSS Base Score : 7
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