CVE-ID

CVE-2002-0983

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
IRC client irssi in irssi-text before 0.8.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via an IRC channel that has a long topic followed by a certain string, possibly triggering a buffer overflow.
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Date Entry Created
20020823 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Modified (20050528)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(3) Armstrong, Baker, Cole
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(4) Christey, Cox, Foat, Wall
Comments (Legacy)
 Christey> BUGTRAQ:20020619 DoS on irssi 0.8.4
   URL:http://online.securityfocus.com/archive/1/277686
   XF:irssi-long-topic-dos(9395)
   URL:http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/9395.php
 Frech> XF:irssi-long-topic-dos(9395)

Proposed (Legacy)
20020830
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