UnrealIRCd OperServ Raw Channel Join DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote chat server is affected by a denial of service
vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of ircd which may crash
when it receives certain raw messages.

An attacker could exploit this flaw to disable this service remotely.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2003-07/0068.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2003-07/0074.html

Solution :

Upgrade to UnrealIRCD 3.2 beta17 or 3.1.6, as this reportedly fixes
the issue.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:W/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 11797 (ircd_dos.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 8131

CVE ID: