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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2003-0334

Original release date: 05/10/2003
Last revised: 09/10/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

BitchX IRC client 1.0c20cvs and earlier allows attackers to cause a denial of service (core dump) via certain channel mode changes that are not properly handled in names.c.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2003:069
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20030510 BitchX: Crash when channel modes change
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: bitchx-mode-change-dos(12008)
External Source: CONECTIVA
Name: CLA-2003:655
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 7551

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