BNC < 2.9.1 getnickuserhost IRC Server Response Buffer Overflow

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2403

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

File Name: 2403.prm

Family: IRC Servers

Published: 2004/11/11

Modified: 2016/01/19

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSSv2

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1052

BID: 11647