CVE-2009-4016

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2010-01-27
Bugzilla:
559382: CVE-2009-4016 CVE-2010-0300 ircd-{hybrid,ratbox}: multiple vulnerabilities

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer underflow in the clean_string function in irc_string.c in (1) IRCD-hybrid 7.2.2 and 7.2.3, (2) ircd-ratbox before 2.2.9, and (3) oftc-hybrid before 1.6.8, when flatten_links is disabled, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (daemon crash) via a LINKS command.

Find out more about CVE-2009-4016 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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Base Score 6.4
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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