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SIRCD Operator Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2003-11-24    Views:  8,971

Secunia Advisory SA10274

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Privilege escalation

Solution Status:

Unpatched

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

No CVE references.

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in sircd, which can be exploited by malicious users to gain operator privileges.

The problem is that any user reportedly can set their usermode to operator.

The vulnerability has been reported in versions 0.5.2 and 0.5.3. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Use another product.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Victor Jerlin

Deep Links:
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