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UnrealIRCd Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

12 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is running UnrealIRCd and is prone to buffer overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is caused by an error when allow::options::noident is enabled, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.

Affected Software

Affected Software

UnrealIRCd version 3.2beta11 through 3.2.8

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to UnrealIRCd version 3.2.8.1 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)