ignitionServer umode Command Global Operator Privilege Escalation

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote instant messaging server is affected by a privilege
escalation issue.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of the IgnitionServer IRC service
which might be vulnerable to a flaw that lets a remote attacker gain
elevated privileges on the system. A local IRC operator can supply an
unofficial command to the server to obtain elevated privileges and
become a global IRC operator.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to IgnitionServer 0.2.1-BRC1 or newer.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.2
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 14388 (ircd_ignition_ircop_vuln.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 9783

CVE ID: CVE-2004-2553