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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2786

Original release date: 05/21/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Ratbox IRC Daemon (aka ircd-ratbox) 2.2.5 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource exhaustion) by making many requests from a single client.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: XF
Name: ircdratbox-unspecified-dos(34368)
External Source: OPENPKG
Name: OpenPKG-SA-2007.017
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [ircd-ratbox] 20070514 IMPORTANT: potential DoS found in ircd-ratbox
Type: Patch Information
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 36238
External Source: BID
Name: 24044
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1890

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cpe:/a:ircd-ratbox:ircd-ratbox:2.2.5 and previous versions

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