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[DSA595] DSA-595-1 bnc Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Leon Juranic discovered that BNC, an IRC session bouncing proxy, does
not always protect buffers from being overwritten. This could
exploited by a malicious IRC server to overflow a buffer of limited
size and execute arbitrary code on the client host.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
This package does not exist in the testing or unstable distributions.
We recommend that you upgrade your bnc package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-595
Threat Level: High
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