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Citadel/UX Username overflow Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks the version of the remote Citadel server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is running Citadel/UX, a BBS software for Unix systems.

There is a buffer overflow in the remote version of this software
which may be exploited by a possible hacker to execute arbitrary commands
on the remote host.

To exploit this flaw, a possible hacker would need to provide a specially
crafted argument to the USER command.

Solution : Upgrade to Citadel 6.24 or newer
Threat Level: High

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