BNC < 2.9.1 getnickuserhost IRC Server Response Buffer Overflow

critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2403
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Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote host is running a version of BNC, an IRC proxy that is vulnerable to a remote buffer overflow. An attacker may use this issue to execute code on remote server.

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.9.1 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 2403

Family: IRC Servers

Published: 11/11/2004

Updated: 3/6/2019

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:bnc:bnc:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1052

BID: 11647