CVE-2009-1789

NameCVE-2009-1789
Descriptionmod/server.mod/servmsg.c in Eggheads Eggdrop and Windrop 1.6.19 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted PRIVMSG that causes an empty string to trigger a negative string length copy. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2007-2807.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1826-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs528778

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
eggdrop (PTS)wheezy1.6.20-1fixed
buster, sid, jessie, stretch1.6.21-4fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
eggdropsource(unstable)1.6.19-1.2medium528778
eggdropsourceetch1.6.18-1etch2mediumDSA-1826-1
eggdropsourcelenny1.6.19-1.1+lenny1mediumDSA-1826-1

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