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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2000-0594
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:05:10
Published 04 Jul 2000 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2000-0594

Summary

BitchX IRC client does not properly cleanse an untrusted format string, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via an invite to a channel whose name includes special formatting characters.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Caldera Openlinux Edesktop 2.4

  • Caldera Openlinux Eserver 2.3

  • Freebsd 3.5

  • Freebsd 4.0

  • Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 2007

Application

  • Caldera Openlinux Desktop 2.3

  • Caldera Openlinux Ebuilder 2.3


References

XF - irc-bitchx-invite-dos

BID - 1436

REDHAT - RHSA-2000:042

CALDERA - CSSA-2000-022.0

VULN-DEV - 20000704 BitchX /ignore bug

FREEBSD - FreeBSD-SA-00:32

BUGTRAQ - 20000707 BitchX update

BUGTRAQ - 20000707 CONECTIVA LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT - BitchX

BUGTRAQ - 20000704 BitchX exploit possibly waiting to happen, certain DoS


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:47