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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2000-0594

BitchX IRC client does not properly cleanse an untrusted format string, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via an invite to a channel whose name includes special formatting characters.
Publish Date : 2000-07-04 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat 2000-07-05
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- Products Affected By CVE-2000-0594

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Caldera Openlinux Desktop 2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Caldera Openlinux Ebuilder 2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Caldera Openlinux Edesktop 2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Caldera Openlinux Eserver 2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Freebsd Freebsd 3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 2007 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Caldera Openlinux Desktop 1
Caldera Openlinux Ebuilder 1
Caldera Openlinux Edesktop 1
Caldera Openlinux Eserver 1
Freebsd Freebsd 2
Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 1

- References For CVE-2000-0594

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-07/0098.html
BUGTRAQ 20000707 CONECTIVA LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT - BitchX
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-07/0105.html
BUGTRAQ 20000707 BitchX update
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/freebsd/2000-07/0042.html
FREEBSD FreeBSD-SA-00:32
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/vuln-dev/2000-q3/0018.html
VULN-DEV 20000704 BitchX /ignore bug
http://www.calderasystems.com/support/security/advisories/CSSA-2000-022.0.txt
CALDERA CSSA-2000-022.0
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2000-042.html
REDHAT RHSA-2000:042
http://xforce.iss.net/static/4897.php
XF irc-bitchx-invite-dos
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1436
BID 1436 BitchX IRC Client "/INVITE" Format String Vulnerability Release Date:2000-07-05
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-07/0026.html
BUGTRAQ 20000704 BitchX exploit possibly waiting to happen, certain DoS

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2000-0594

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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