This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200701-26
(KSirc: Denial of Service vulnerability)
KSirc fails to check the size of an incoming PRIVMSG string sent from
an IRC server during the connection process.
A malicious IRC server could send a long PRIVMSG string to the KSirc
client causing an assertion failure and the dereferencing of a null
pointer, resulting in a crash.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All KSirc users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=kde-base/ksirc-3.5.5-r1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 24311 (gentoo_GLSA-200701-26.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-6811