Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : eggdrop (MDVSA-2009:126-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

mod/server.mod/servmsg.c in Eggheads Eggdrop and Windrop 1.6.19 and
earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash)
via a crafted PRIVMSG that causes an empty string to trigger a
negative string length copy. NOTE: this issue exists because of an
incorrect fix for CVE-2007-2807 (CVE-2009-1789).

Update :

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0

Solution :

Update the affected eggdrop package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 38982 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-126.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 34985

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1789

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