GLSA-200410-13 : BNC: Input validation flaw

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200410-13
(BNC: Input validation flaw)

A flaw exists in the input parsing of BNC where part of the
sbuf_getmsg() function handles the backspace character incorrectly.

Impact :

A remote user could issue commands using fake authentication
credentials and possibly gain access to scripts running on the client

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All BNC users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '>=net-irc/bnc-2.8.9'
# emerge '>=net-irc/bnc-2.8.9'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15476 (gentoo_GLSA-200410-13.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1482

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