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ngIRCd Format String Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
checks the version of the remote ircd
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is running a version of the ngIRCd service which is
be vulnerable to a format string vulnerability which may allow 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
Solution : Upgrade to ngIRCd 0.8.3 (when available)
Threat Level: High
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