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MDKSA-2004:005: jabber

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the jabber package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2004:005 (jabber).

A vulnerability was found in the jabber program where a bug in the handling of
SSL connections could cause the server process to crash, resulting in a DoS
(Denial of Service).
The updated packages are patched to correct the problem.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 9376

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

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