Bug 891033 - (CVE-2012-6084) CVE-2012-6084 ircd-ratbox: remote crash during the capability negotiation (CAPAB module)
CVE-2012-6084 ircd-ratbox: remote crash during the capability negotiation (CA...
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Product: Security Response
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Depends On: 891034 891035
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Reported: 2013-01-01 01:36 EST by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2015-07-31 02:56 EDT (History)
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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-01-01 01:36:54 EST
A remotely triggerable crash flaw was found in ircd-ratbox-2.x.
The bug has to do with server capability negotiation.  A malformed request will trigger a crash due to invalid assumptions.

Details:
http://rabbit.dereferenced.org/~nenolod/ASA-2012-12-31.txt
http://tech.slashdot.org/story/12/12/31/2241229/efnet-paralyzed-by-vulnerability
Comment 1 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-01-01 01:39:47 EST
Created ircd-ratbox tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 891034]
Affects: epel-5 [bug 891035]
Comment 2 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-01-01 02:08:04 EST
This issue was originally disclosed via the following email:

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2012/q4/544
Comment 3 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-01-01 02:47:12 EST
This issue was assigned CVE-2012-6084 via:
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2012/q4/546

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