This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote chat server is affected by a denial of service
The remote host is running a version of ircd-ratbox that is affected by
a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability. An issue exists in the 'CAPAB'
module in 'm_capab.c' that causes servers to improperly handle
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this issue with a
specially crafted request, impacting the availability of the service.
See also :
Upgrade to ircd-ratbox 3.0.8 or later.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Nessus Plugin ID: 65197 ()
Bugtraq ID: 57085
CVE ID: CVE-2012-6084
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