This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
An updated xchat package that fixes a stack-based buffer overflow in
the SOCKSv5 proxy code.
X-Chat is a graphical IRC chat client for the X Window System.
A stack-based buffer overflow has been fixed in the SOCKSv5 proxy
code. An attacker could create a malicious SOCKSv5 proxy server in
such a way that X-Chat would execute arbitrary code if a victim
configured X-Chat to use the proxy. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2004-0409
to this issue.
Users of X-Chat should upgrade to this erratum package, which contains
a backported security patch, and is not vulnerable to this issue.
See also :
Update the affected xchat package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 15633 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2004-0409