FreeBSD : inspircd -- buffer overflow (f5f00804-a03b-11e1-a284-0023ae8e59f0)
High Nessus Plugin ID 59184
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
DescriptionInspIRCd reports :
InspIRCd contains a heap corruption vulnerability that exists in the dns.cpp code. The res buffer is allocated on the heap and can be overflowed. The res buffer can be exploited during its deallocation.
The number of overflowed bytes can be controlled with DNS compression features.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.