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MDKSA-2003:069: BitchX Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the BitchX package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2003:069 (BitchX).
A Denial Of Service (DoS) vulnerability was discovered in BitchX that would
allow a remote attacker to crash BitchX by changing certain channel modes. This
vulnerability has been fixed in CVS and patched in the released updates.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:069
Threat Level: High
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