FreeBSD : inspircd -- buffer overflow (f5f00804-a03b-11e1-a284-0023ae8e59f0)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

InspIRCd reports :

InspIRCd contains a heap corruption vulnerability that exists in the
dns.cpp code. The res[] buffer is allocated on the heap and can be
overflowed. The res[] buffer can be exploited during its deallocation.
The number of overflowed bytes can be controlled with DNS compression

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59184 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1836

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