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Vulnerability Assessment Details

FreeBSD Ports : bnc <= 2.8.9

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the bnc package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host has one of the following packages installed :

bnc <= 2.8.9

The function getnickuserhost() suffers from a buffer-overflow. It is called
when BNC processes a response from IRC server. An attacking server can use
this vulnerability to gain shell access, on the BNC running machine.

Solution : http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/1f8dea68-3436-11d9-952f-000c6e8f12ef.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 11355

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

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