IrcII DCC Chat Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

bladi <> suggested upgrading to IrcII version 4.4M in his post to BugTraq on March 10, 2000.

A fix was made available for the FreeBSD port of IrcII 4.4. From the advisory:
1) Upgrade your entire ports collection and rebuild the ircII port.

2) Reinstall a new package dated after the correction date, obtained from:

3) download a new port skeleton for the ircII port from:

and use it to rebuild the port.

4) Use the portcheckout utility to automate option (3) above. The
portcheckout port is available in /usr/ports/devel/portcheckout or the
package can be obtained from:

Michael Sandrof IrcII 4.4 -7


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