Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : kdenetwork (MDKSA-2007:009)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

KsIRC 1.3.12 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(crash) via a long PRIVMSG string when connecting to an Internet Relay
Chat (IRC) server, which causes an assertion failure and results in a
NULL pointer dereference.

Updated packages are patched to address this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24625 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-009.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-6811

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