CVE Reference: CVE-2013-5580

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CVE-2013-5580

Description:
The (1) Conn_StartLogin and (2) cb_Read_Resolver_Result functions in conn.c in ngIRCd 18 through 20.2, when the configuration option NoticeAuth is enabled, does not properly handle the return code for the Handle_Write function, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and server crash) via unspecified vectors, related to a "notice auth" message not being sent to a new client.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA54567

OSVDB
  96590

MLIST
  http://arthur.barton.de/pipermail/ngircd-ml/2013-August/000645.html

FEDORA
  http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-September/115077.html
  http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-September/115047.html

CONFIRM
  http://arthur.barton.de/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=ngircd.git;a=commit;h=309122017ebc6fff039a7cab1b82f632853d82d5
  http://freecode.com/projects/ngircd/releases/357245


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