VULNERABILITIES / FIXES - January 02, 2013
by Carol~ - 1/2/13 8:10 AM
ircd-ratbox Server Capability Negotiation Denial of Service Vulnerability
Release Date: 2013-01-02
Criticality level : Moderately critical
Where : From remote
Solution Status : Vendor Patch
Software: ircd-ratbox 3.x
A vulnerability has been reported in ircd-ratbox, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
The vulnerability is caused due to an error when handling server capability negotiation and can be exploited to crash the service.
The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 3.0.8.
Update to version 3.0.8.
Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits Fudge.