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Unreal IRCD OperServ Raw Message Channel Join DoS

High

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is running a version of Unreal IRCD that is vulnerable to a remote denial of service. It is reported that Unreal IRCD may crash when a client sends a raw message to OperServ to join a channel. An attacker may use this issue to deny service to legitimate users.

Solution

Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.