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Family: Gain a shell remotely --> Category: mixed

OpenSSL overflow (generic test) Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for the behavior of OpenSSL

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote service uses a library which is vulnerable to a buffer overflow

Description :

The remote service seems to be using a version of OpenSSL which is
older than 0.9.6e or 0.9.7-beta3.

This version is vulnerable to a buffer overflow which, may allow an
attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the remote host with the
rights of the application itself.

Solution :

Upgrade to OpenSSL version 0.9.6e (0.9.7beta3) or newer :

If the remote service is Compaq Insight Manager, please visit

Threat Level:

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10

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