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[SECURITY] Fedora 9 Update: eggdrop-1.6.19-4.fc9



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-5568
2009-05-28 07:01:45
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Name        : eggdrop
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 1.6.19
Release     : 4.fc9
URL         : http://www.eggheads.org/
Summary     : The world's most popular Open Source IRC bot
Description :
Eggdrop is the world's most popular Open Source IRC bot, designed
for flexibility and ease of use. It is extendable with Tcl scripts
and/or C modules, has support for the big five IRC networks and is
able to form botnets, share partylines and userfiles between bots.

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Update Information:

mod/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. The
current remote denial of service is tracked as CVE-2009-1789.
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ChangeLog:

* Tue May 26 2009 Robert Scheck <robert fedoraproject org> 1.6.19-4
- Added upstream ctcpfix to solve CVE-2009-1789 (#502650)
* Mon Feb 23 2009 Robert Scheck <robert fedoraproject org> 1.6.19-3
- Rebuild for gcc 4.4 and rpm 4.6
* Sat Aug 30 2008 Robert Scheck <robert fedoraproject org> 1.6.19-2
- Re-diffed eggdrop configuration patch for no fuzz
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #502650 - CVE-2009-1789 eggdrop DoS (crash)
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=502650
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update eggdrop' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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