Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : kdenetwork vulnerability (USN-409-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27997
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionFederico 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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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.