Debian Security Advisory

irc -- allows remote to send arbitrary characters to local terminal

Date Reported:
08 May 1998
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
No other external database security references currently available.
More information:
irc potentially permits remote sending of characters to local terminal. David Holland has reported that a remote IRC II user may send arbitrary characters - ANSI codes - to a users terminal.
Fixed in:
Intel - (in release 1.3) 2.9.3roof-2 All - (in release 2.0) 4.4-2