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mod_frontpage installed Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Searches for the existence of mod_frontpage
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is using the Apache mod_frontpage module.
mod_frontpage older than 1.6.1 is vulnerable to a buffer
overflow which may allow a possible hacker to gain root access.
*** Since Nessus was not able to remotely acertain the version
*** of mod_frontage you are running, you are advised to manually
*** check which version you are running as this might be a false
If you want the remote server to be remotely secure, we advise
you do not use this module at all.
Solution : Disable this module
Threat Level: High
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