Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Gain root remotely >> Multiple IRC daemons format string attack


Vulnerability Assessment Details

Multiple IRC daemons format string attack

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
checks the version of the remote ircd

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running a version of ircd which may be vulnerable
to a format string attack.

A possible hacker may use this flaw to execute arbitrary code on this
host, or simply to disable this service remotely.

Solution : Upgrade to one of the following IRC daemon :
andromede.net AndromedeIRCd 1.2.4
DALnet Bahamut IRCd 1.4.36
digatech digatech IRCd 1.2.2
methane methane IRCd 0.1.2
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 8038

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

16GB/32GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive Metal Key Shape Pen Drive Card Memory Stick lot
$0.99
16GB/32GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive Metal Key Shape Pen Drive Card Memory Stick lot picture16GB/32GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive Metal Key Shape Pen Drive Card Memory Stick lot
$5.12
16GB/32GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive Metal Key Shape Pen Drive Card Memory Stick lot picture16GB/32GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive Metal Key Shape Pen Drive Card Memory Stick lot
$5.12
16GB/32GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive Metal Key Shape Pen Drive Card Memory Stick lot picture16GB/32GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive Metal Key Shape Pen Drive Card Memory Stick lot
$5.12
16GB/32GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive Metal Key Shape Pen Drive Card Memory Stick lot picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.