ircd-ratbox m_capab.c Denial of Service
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 65197
SynopsisThe remote chat server is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.
DescriptionThe remote host is running a version of ircd-ratbox that is affected by a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability. An issue exists in the 'CAPAB' module in 'm_capab.c' that causes servers to improperly handle negotiation handshakes.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this issue with a specially crafted request, impacting the availability of the service.
SolutionUpgrade to ircd-ratbox 3.0.8 or later.