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Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

FreeBSD Ports : bnc <= 2.8.9 Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the bnc package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host has one of the following packages installed :

bnc <= 2.8.9

The function getnickuserhost() suffers from a buffer-overflow. It is called
when BNC processes a response from IRC server. An attacking server can use
this vulnerability to gain shell access, on the BNC running machine.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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