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Vulnerability Assessment Details

BNC IRC Server Authentication Bypass Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check BNC authentication bypass

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running a version of BNC, an IRC proxy,
which is vulnerable to an authentication bypass vulnerability.
A possible hacker may use this issue to use the remote IRC proxy
server.

Nessus was able to log in with a random password.

Solution : None at this time
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 11650

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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