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Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2002-0741
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:28:49
Published 12 Aug 2002 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



psyBNC 2.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption and resource exhaustion) by sending a PASS command with a long password argument and quickly killing the connection, which is not properly terminated by psyBNC.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Psychoid Psybnc 2.3


BID - 4570

XF - psybnc-long-password-dos(8912)

BUGTRAQ - 20020423 PsyBNC Remote Dos POC

BUGTRAQ - 20020422 Re: psyBNC 2.3 DoS / Bug

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:37:03