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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Multiple IRC daemons format string attack

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
checks the version of the remote ircd

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running a version of ircd which may be vulnerable
to a format string attack.

A possible hacker may use this flaw to execute arbitrary code on this
host, or simply to disable this service remotely.

Solution : Upgrade to one of the following IRC daemon :
andromede.net AndromedeIRCd 1.2.4
DALnet Bahamut IRCd 1.4.36
digatech digatech IRCd 1.2.2
methane methane IRCd 0.1.2
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 8038

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Tenable Network Security

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