Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory: BitchX updateDec 14, 2000, 21:09 (0 Talkback[s])
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2000 12:12:28 -0700
Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory
Package name: BitchX Date: December 14th, 2000 Advisory ID: MDKSA-2000:079 Affected versions: 6.1, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2
Two bugs exist in the BitchX IRC client. A possible stack overflow condition exists if a malformed DNS answer is processed by the client, and the second bug allows this malformed DNS record to be embedded in a valid DNS packet. Without the second bug, the malformed DNS record wouldn't be processed "correctly."
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