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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-4652

Original release date: 02/26/2010
Last revised: 03/02/2010


The (1) Conn_GetCipherInfo and (2) Conn_UsesSSL functions in src/ngircd/conn.c in ngIRCd 13 and 14, when SSL/TLS support is present and standalone mode is disabled, allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) by sending the MOTD command from another server in the same IRC network, possibly related to an array index error.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.6 LOW
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://ngircd.barton.de/doc/NEWS
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 37021
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://ngircd.barton.de/doc/ChangeLog
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3240
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://arthur.barton.de/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=ngircd.git;a=blobdiff;f=src/ngircd/conn.c;h=c6095a31c613bc5ca127d55b8723e15b836f1cca;hp=9752a6191c7e2da5b0df64779e9cc28ad1e6241c;hb=627b0b713c52406e50c84bb9459e7794262920a2;hpb=95428a72ffb5214826b61d5e77f860e7ef6a6c9e
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://arthur.barton.de/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=ngircd.git;a=commit;h=627b0b713c52406e50c84bb9459e7794262920a2
External Source: XF
Name: ngircd-ssltls-dos(54272)

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