Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : kdenetwork vulnerability (USN-409-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 27997
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VPR Score: 4.4

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

Federico L. Bossi Bonin discovered a Denial of Service vulnerability in ksirc. By sending a special response packet, a malicious IRC server could crash ksirc.

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Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/409-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 27997

File Name: ubuntu_USN-409-1.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/10/2007

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:dcoprss, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:kdenetwork, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:kdenetwork-dbg, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:kdenetwork-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:kdenetwork-doc-html, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:kdenetwork-filesharing, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:kdenetwork-kfile-plugins, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:kdict, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:kdnssd, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:kget, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:knewsticker, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:kopete, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:kpf, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:kppp, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:krdc, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:krfb, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:ksirc, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:ktalkd, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:kwifimanager, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:librss1, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:librss1-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:lisa, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:5.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:6.06:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:6.10

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 1/15/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-6811

USN: 409-1