ZNC: Denial of Service — GLSA 201412-31

Multiple vulnerabilities in ZNC could lead to Denial of Service.

Affected Packages

net-irc/znc on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.2-r1
Unaffected versions >= 1.2-r1

Background

ZNC is an advanced IRC bouncer.

Description

Multiple NULL pointer dereferences have been found in ZNC.

Impact

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All ZNC users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-irc/znc-1.2-r1"
 

References

Release Date
December 19, 2014

Latest Revision
December 19, 2014: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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