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Category:   Application (Instant Messaging/IRC/Chat)  >   &RQ Vendors:
RQ Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Systems Crash the Client
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1011055
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 25 2004
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the &RQ IRC client. A remote user can cause the client to crash.

RdM-[YanDeX] reported on SECURITY.NNOV that a remote system can send a specially crafted authorization request to cause &RQ to crash.

Impact:   A remote server can cause a connected client to crash.
Solution:   The vendor's web site notes that software is no longer in development.

The vendor reportedly has an 'andrq.ini' file that is not vulnerable.

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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