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Hummingbird ftpd Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for buffer overflow vulnerability in Hummingbird ftpd
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
According to its banner, the ftpd daemon installed on the remote host
is from the Hummingbird Connectivity suite and suffers from a buffer
overflow vulnerability. A possible hacker can crash the daemon and might be able to
execute code remotely within the context of the affected service.
See also : http://connectivity.hummingbird.com/support/nc/exceed/ftpd_advisory.html?cks=y
Solution : Apply the appropriate patch referenced in the vendor advisory above.
Threat Level: High
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