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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Citadel/UX Format String Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks the version of the remote Citadel server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running Citadel/UX, a BBS software for Unix systems.

There is a format string issue in the remote version of this software
which may be exploited by a possible hacker to execute arbitrary commands
on the remote host.

Solution : Upgrade to Citadel 6.28 (when available) or newer
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 11885

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

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