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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-0006

XChat 1.8.7 and earlier, including default configurations of 1.4.2 and 1.4.3, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary IRC commands as other clients via encoded characters in a PRIVMSG command that calls CTCP PING, which expands the characters in the client response when the percascii variable is set.
Publish Date : 2002-06-25 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
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 2002-01-09
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- Products Affected By CVE-2002-0006

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Xchat Xchat 1.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Xchat Xchat 1.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Xchat Xchat 2

- References For CVE-2002-0006

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2002-005.html
REDHAT RHSA-2002:005
http://online.securityfocus.com/advisories/3806
HP HPSBTL0201-016
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3830
BID 3830 X-Chat CTCP Ping Arbitrary Remote IRC Command Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2002-01-09
http://xforce.iss.net/static/7856.php
XF xchat-ctcp-ping-command(7856)
http://www.debian.org/security/2002/dsa-099
DEBIAN DSA-099
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=101060676210255&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20020109 xchat IRC session hijacking vulnerability (versions 1.4.1, 1.4.2)
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000453
CONECTIVA CLA-2002:453

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-0006

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


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