Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : eggdrop (MDKSA-2007:175)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 26007
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionA stack-based buffer overflow in mod/server.mod/servrmsg.c in Eggdrop 1.6.18, and possibly earlier, allows user-assisted, malicious remote IRC servers to execute arbitrary code via a long private message.
Updated packages fix this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected eggdrop package.