[ircd-ratbox] IMPORTANT: potential DoS found in ircd-ratbox
lee at leeh.co.uk
Mon May 14 17:38:34 UTC 2007
We have recently uncovered a potential DoS in ircd-ratbox that could result
in resource starvation of the CPU.
This bug existed before we forked ircd-ratbox, as such it is present in
*ALL* versions of ircd-ratbox ever released.
We have now released ircd-ratbox-2.2.6, it is recommended that everybody
upgrades -- the attack is fairly easy to abuse. Details follow in the next
- Lee H // anfl
- I code, therefore I break things.
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