This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote chat server is affected by a remote command execution
The remote host is running a version of ircd that could be vulnerable
to a format string attack.
An attacker could exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code on this
host, or simply to disable this service remotely.
See also :
Upgrade to one of the following IRC daemon :
andromede.net AndromedeIRCd 1.2.4
DALnet Bahamut IRCd 1.4.36
digatech digatech IRCd 1.2.2
methane methane IRCd 0.1.2
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gain a shell remotely
Nessus Plugin ID: 11783 (ircd_format_string.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 8038
CVE ID: CVE-2003-0478
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