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

Low Nessus Plugin ID 14052


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


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.


Update the affected BitchX package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 14052

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2003-069.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Published: 2004/07/31

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:BitchX, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:9.0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:9.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2003/06/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0334

MDKSA: 2003:069