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Rendezvous HTTP Interface Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks version number in Rendezvous' HTTP banner
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote server is prone to a buffer overflow attack.
The remote host appears to be running Rendezvous, a commercial
messaging software product used for building distributed applications
According to its banner, several of the components in the version of
Rendezvous installed on the remote host contain a buffer overflow
vulnerability in the HTTP administrative interface that may allow
arbitrary code execution subject to the rights of the user that
invoked the daemon, or 'nobody' in the case the remote system is
'unix' and the invoking user was 'root'.
See also :
Upgrade to Rendezvous 7.5.1 or later.
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
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