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Package name BitchX
Date June 17th, 2003
Advisory ID MDKSA-2003:069
Affected versions 9.0, 9.1
Synopsis Updated BitchX packages fix DoS vulnerability

Problem 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.

Updated Packages

Mandrakelinux 9.0

 f7a5912371b9448aaac7dd07c07228db  9.0/RPMS/BitchX-1.0-0.c19.3.1mdk.i586.rpm
eccf1c1bc8a462301a6b2ef5e28c6bb1  9.0/SRPMS/BitchX-1.0-0.c19.3.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 9.1

 53da858527f6a86605cd6f174d755b9e  9.1/RPMS/BitchX-1.0-0.c19.4.1mdk.i586.rpm
c6ab39e1df8edf246cc00eef76079bfe  9.1/SRPMS/BitchX-1.0-0.c19.4.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 9.1/PPC

 bea7910e9e469719de2f5add64c82b16  ppc/9.1/RPMS/BitchX-1.0-0.c19.4.1mdk.ppc.rpm
c6ab39e1df8edf246cc00eef76079bfe  ppc/9.1/SRPMS/BitchX-1.0-0.c19.4.1mdk.src.rpm




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