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Category:   Application (Instant Messaging/IRC/Chat)  >   IRC Services Vendors:   Church, Andrew
IRC Services LISTLINKS Discloses Link Lists to Remote Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1013622
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 1 2005
Impact:   Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 5.0.50
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IRC Services. A remote user can view a list of links for a target user's nickname.

The vulnerability resides in NickServ LISTLINKS and allows a remote user to view a nick's links without authenticating as the user for the specified nick.

The vulnerability was discovered by 'katarn'.

Impact:   A remote user can view a list of links for a target user.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (5.0.50), available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.

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