Bug 10339 - ircii overflow bug. please upgrade ircii. again.
Summary: ircii overflow bug. please upgrade ircii. again.
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: ircii   
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Version: 6.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Erik Troan
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Reported: 2000-03-25 02:22 UTC by zurk
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-03-30 20:08:46 UTC
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Description zurk 2000-03-25 02:22:10 UTC
IrcII is a well-known Internet Relay Chat (IRC) client for unix. Version
 4.4-7 and possibly previous versions are known to be vulnerable to a
 buffer overflow condition in their direct client-to-client (DCC) chat
 implementation. It may be possible to execute arbitrary code on a client
 attempting to initiate a dcc chat. Exploitation this vulnerability could
 result in a remote compromise with the privileges of the user running the
 ircII client.

Upgrade IRCII to version 4.4M.
      Michael Sandrof upgrade IrcII 4.4M
      ftp://ircftp.au.eterna.com/pub/ircII/ircii-4.4M.tar.gz

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-03-30 20:09:59 UTC
This is fixed in the errata release - thanks.


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