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MDKSA-2007:009: kdenetwork

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the kdenetwork package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2007:009 (kdenetwork).

KsIRC 1.3.12 permits remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(crash) via a long PRIVMSG string when connecting to an Internet Relay
Chat (IRC) server, which causes an assertion failure and results in a
NULL pointer dereference.
Updated packages are patched to address this issue.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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