BitchX IRC Client Channel Mode Change DoS

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1860

Synopsis

The remote host is running the BitchX IRC client that may contain a Denial of Service (DoS) vulnerability.

Description

It may be possible to crash the BitchX client when certain mode changes are made. All version up to 1.0cvs20 are affected.

Solution

Upgrade according to vendor recommendations.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 1860

File Name: 1860.prm

Family: IRC Clients

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 1878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0334

BID: 7551

OSVDB: 11059