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Leafnode denials of service

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check Leafnode version number for flaws

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

According to its version number that Nessus read in the banner,
your Leafnode NNTP server is vulnerable to a denial of service.

** Note that Nessus did not check the actual flaw and
** relied upon the banner, so this may be a false positive.

Network Security Threat Level: Medium
Solution: upgrade it to 1.9.48 or later

Networks Security ID: 6490

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Michel Arboi

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