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Integer Underflow (Wrap or Wraparound)


Severity High
Score 9.8/10


Integer underflow in the Lists_MakeMask() function in lists.c in ngIRCd before 0.8.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long MODE line that causes an incorrect length calculation, which leads to a buffer overflow.

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  • HIGH
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  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-191 - Integer Underflow (Wrap or Wraparound)

The product subtracts one value from another, such that the result is less than the minimum allowable integer value, which produces a value that is not equal to the correct result.


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