Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : kdenetwork (MDKSA-2007:009)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 24625
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionKsIRC 1.3.12 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a long PRIVMSG string when connecting to an Internet Relay Chat (IRC) server, which causes an assertion failure and results in a NULL pointer dereference.
Updated packages are patched to address this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.