Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : BitchX (MDKSA-2003:069)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

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.

See also :

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=104766521328322&w=2
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/321093

Solution :

Update the affected BitchX package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14052 (mandrake_MDKSA-2003-069.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0334

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