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The remote host contains a chat client that is affected by a buffer
The version of mIRC installed on the remote host is earlier than 6.35
and thus reportedly prone to a buffer overflow attack that can be
triggered by a long hostname in a PRIVMSG message. If an attacker can
trick a user into connecting to a malicious IRC server (perhaps via
execute arbitrary code on the remote host subject to the user's
See also :
Upgrade to mIRC 6.35 or later.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.4
Public Exploit Available : true