A vulnerability has been found in Charybdis and ShadowIRCd, possibly resulting in remote Denial of Service.
|Package||net-irc/charybdis on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 3.4.2|
|Unaffected versions||>= 3.4.2|
|Package||net-irc/shadowircd on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 6.3.3|
|Unaffected versions||>= 6.3.3|
Charybdis is the Atheme Project’s IRC daemon based on ratbox. ShadowIRCd is an IRC daemon based on Charybdis that adds several useful features.
A vulnerability has been discovered in Charybdis and ShadowIRCd. Please review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.
A remote attacker may be able to cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Charybdis users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-irc/charybdis-3.4.2"
All ShadowIRCd users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-irc/shadowircd-6.3.3"