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ngIRCd Format String Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
checks the version of the remote ircd

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running a version of the ngIRCd service which is
be vulnerable to a format string vulnerability which may permit a possible hacker
to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

A possible hacker may execute code on the remote host by using a malicious
user information.

Solution : Upgrade to ngIRCd 0.8.3 (when available)
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 12434

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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