Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : BitchX (MDKSA-2000:017)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A denial of service vulnerability exists in BitchX. Improper handling
of incoming invitation messages can crash the client. Any user on IRC
can send the client an invitation message that causes BitchX to
segfault.

Solution :

Update the affected BitchX package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61815 ()

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