Trillian IRC PART Message Remote DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1865

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.

Description

The remote host is running the Trillian IRC client. Reportedly, Trillian is prone to a Denial of Service attack when it receives messages about a user leaving a non-specified channel or a channel that the user is not currently in. It is possible to exploit this issue using a malicious server.

Solution

Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1865

Family: IRC Clients

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2018/07/11

Dependencies: 1878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:cerulean_studios:trillian

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-1488

BID: 5776