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Conectiva Linux Security Announcement: Package: BitchX

Jul 09, 2000, 12:07 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sergio Bruder)

Date: Fri, 7 Jul 2000 18:28:38 -0300
From: Sergio Bruder
To: BUGTRAQ@SECURITYFOCUS.COM
Subject: CONECTIVA LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT - BitchX


CONECTIVA LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT


PACKAGE: BitchX
SUMMARY: Denial of service
DATE: 2000-07-07
AFFECTED CONECTIVA VERSIONS : 4.0, 4.0es, 4.1, 4.2 and 5.0

DESCRIPTION
The irc client BitchX can be taken down remotely by inviting the user to a channel with format strings in its name. By receiving the invitation, BitchX will crash immediately.

SOLUTION Users of BitchX must upgrade.

DIRECT DOWNLOAD LINKS TO UPDATED PACKAGES
ftp://ftp.conectiva.com.br/pub/conectiva/atualizacoes/4.0/i386/BitchX-75p3-9cl.i386.rpm
ftp://ftp.conectiva.com.br/pub/conectiva/atualizacoes/4.0/i386/wserv-1.13-2cl.i386.rpm
ftp://ftp.conectiva.com.br/pub/conectiva/atualizacoes/4.0es/i386/BitchX-75p3-9cl.i386.rpm
ftp://ftp.conectiva.com.br/pub/conectiva/atualizacoes/4.0es/i386/wserv-1.13-2cl.i386.rpm
ftp://ftp.conectiva.com.br/pub/conectiva/atualizacoes/4.1/i386/BitchX-75p3-9cl.i386.rpm
ftp://ftp.conectiva.com.br/pub/conectiva/atualizacoes/4.1/i386/wserv-1.13-2cl.i386.rpm
ftp://ftp.conectiva.com.br/pub/conectiva/atualizacoes/4.2/i386/BitchX-75p3-9cl.i386.rpm
ftp://ftp.conectiva.com.br/pub/conectiva/atualizacoes/4.2/i386/wserv-1.13-2cl.i386.rpm
ftp://ftp.conectiva.com.br/pub/conectiva/atualizacoes/5.0/i386/BitchX-75p3-9cl.i386.rpm
ftp://ftp.conectiva.com.br/pub/conectiva/atualizacoes/5.0/i386/wserv-1.13-2cl.i386.rpm

DIRECT LINK TO THE SOURCE PACKAGES
ftp://ftp.conectiva.com.br/pub/conectiva/atualizacoes/4.0/SRPMS/BitchX-75p3-9cl.src.rpm
ftp://ftp.conectiva.com.br/pub/conectiva/atualizacoes/4.0es/SRPMS/BitchX-75p3-9cl.src.rpm
ftp://ftp.conectiva.com.br/pub/conectiva/atualizacoes/4.1/SRPMS/BitchX-75p3-9cl.src.rpm
ftp://ftp.conectiva.com.br/pub/conectiva/atualizacoes/4.2/SRPMS/BitchX-75p3-9cl.src.rpm
ftp://ftp.conectiva.com.br/pub/conectiva/atualizacoes/5.0/SRPMS/BitchX-75p3-9cl.src.rpm


All packages are signed with Conectiva's GPG key. The key can be obtained at
http://www.conectiva.com.br/conectiva/contato.html