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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Citadel/UX select() bitmap remote buffer overflow

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.

The remote version of this software is vulnerable to buffer overflow
when performing a select() system call while providing very high file
descriptors. A possible hacker may exploit this flaw to modify at least one byte
in memory.

Solution : Upgrade to Citadel 6.29 (when available) or newer
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 12344

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

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