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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200801-13
(ngIRCd: Denial of Service)
The IRC_PART() function in the file irc-channel.c does not properly
check the number of parameters, referencing an invalid pointer if no
channel is supplied.
A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to crash the ngIRCd
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All ngIRCd users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-irc/ngircd-0.10.4'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 30118 (gentoo_GLSA-200801-13.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2008-0285