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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1789

Original release date: 05/26/2009
Last revised: 07/10/2009


mod/server.mod/servmsg.c in Eggheads Eggdrop and Windrop 1.6.19 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted PRIVMSG that causes an empty string to trigger a negative string length copy. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2007-2807.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-5572
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1826
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 8695
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-5568
External Source: XF
Name: eggdrop-servmsg-dos(50547)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1340
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 54460
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=528778
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://cvs.eggheads.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi/eggdrop1.6/doc/Changes1.6?revision=1.20&view=markup
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 34985
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090515 eggdrop/windrop remote crash vulnerability
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20090514 eggdrop/windrop remote crash vulnerability
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:126

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:eggheads:eggdrop:1.6.15
* cpe:/a:eggheads:eggdrop:1.6.16
* cpe:/a:eggheads:eggdrop:1.6.17
* cpe:/a:eggheads:eggdrop:1.6.18:rc1
* cpe:/a:eggheads:eggdrop_irc_bot:1.6.19 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:eggheads:eggdrop:1.6.18
* cpe:/a:eggheads:eggdrop:1.6.14
* cpe:/a:eggheads:eggdrop:1.6.13
* cpe:/a:eggheads:eggdrop:1.6.12
* cpe:/a:eggheads:eggdrop:1.6.11
* cpe:/a:eggheads:eggdrop:1.6.10
* cpe:/a:eggheads:eggdrop:1.6.9
* cpe:/a:eggheads:eggdrop:1.6.8
* cpe:/a:eggheads:eggdrop:1.6.7
* cpe:/a:eggheads:eggdrop:1.6.6
* cpe:/a:eggheads:eggdrop:1.6.5
* cpe:/a:eggheads:eggdrop:1.6.4
* cpe:/a:eggheads:eggdrop:1.6.3
* cpe:/a:eggheads:eggdrop:1.6.2
* cpe:/a:eggheads:eggdrop:1.6.1
* cpe:/a:eggheads:eggdrop:1.6.0
* cpe:/a:philip_moore:windrop:1.6.19 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:philip_moore:windrop:1.6.18
* cpe:/a:philip_moore:windrop:1.6.17
* cpe:/a:philip_moore:windrop:1.6.16
* cpe:/a:philip_moore:windrop:1.6.15
* cpe:/a:philip_moore:windrop:1.6.12
* cpe:/a:philip_moore:windrop:1.6.13
* cpe:/a:philip_moore:windrop:1.6.10
* cpe:/a:philip_moore:windrop:1.6.9
* cpe:/a:philip_moore:windrop:1.6.8
* cpe:/a:philip_moore:windrop:1.6.7
* cpe:/a:philip_moore:windrop:1.6.6
* cpe:/a:philip_moore:windrop:1.6.4:sr1
* cpe:/a:philip_moore:windrop:1.4.6
* cpe:/a:philip_moore:windrop:1.6.3
* cpe:/a:philip_moore:windrop:1.6.1
* cpe:/a:philip_moore:windrop:1.6.0::final
* cpe:/a:philip_moore:windrop:1.6.0:rc1-rel2
* cpe:/a:philip_moore:windrop:1.6.0:rc1
* cpe:/a:philip_moore:windrop:1.5.4a
* cpe:/a:philip_moore:windrop:1.5.4::final
* cpe:/a:philip_moore:windrop:1.5.4:rc1
* cpe:/a:philip_moore:windrop:1.5.4:rc2
* cpe:/a:philip_moore:windrop:1.6.2%2bbindsfix
* cpe:/a:philip_moore:windrop:1.6.19%2bctcpfix
* cpe:/a:philip_moore:windrop:1.4.4::final

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