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ngIRCd < 0.8.2 Lists_MakeMask Function Remote Buffer Overflow

Critical

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote host is running a version of the ngIRCd service that may be vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the way the server handles list names. An attacker may execute code on the remote host by using a malicious user information.

Solution

Upgrade to ngIRCd 0.8.2 or higher.