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SSA-2003-141-02 BitchX security fixes

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
SSA-2003-141-02 BitchX security fixes

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

New BitchX packages are available to fix security problems found
by Timo Sirainen. BitchX is an IRC (Internet Relay Chat) client.
Under certain circumstances, a malicious IRC server could cause
BitchX to crash, or possibly to run arbitrary code as the user
running BitchX.

All sites running BitchX are advised to upgrade.

More information on the problem can be found here:



Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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