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Citadel/UX select() bitmap remote buffer 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.
The remote version of this software is vulnerable to buffer overflow
when performing a select() system call while providing very high file
descriptors. A possible hacker may exploit this flaw to modify at least one byte
Solution : Upgrade to Citadel 6.29 (when available) or newer
Threat Level: High
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