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mod_ssl overflow Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for version of mod_ssl
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is using a version of mod_ssl which is
older than 2.8.7.
This version is vulnerable to a buffer overflow which,
albeit difficult to exploit, may allow a possible hacker
to obtain a shell on this host.
*** Some vendors patched older versions of mod_ssl, so this
*** might be a false positive. Check with your vendor to acertain
*** if you have a version of mod_ssl that is patched for this
Solution : Upgrade to version 2.8.7 or newer
Threat Level: High
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