FreeBSD : eggdrop -- denial of service vulnerability (399f4cd7-4d59-11de-8811-0030843d3802)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Secunia reports :

The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the processing of
private messages within the server module
(/mod/server.mod/servrmsg.c). This can be exploited to cause a crash
by sending a specially crafted message to the bot.

See also :

http://www.eggheads.org/news/2009/05/14/35
http://www.nessus.org/u?a503cd91

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 38963 (freebsd_pkg_399f4cd74d5911de88110030843d3802.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 34985

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1789

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