ZNC:Multiple Vulnerabilities — GLSA 201807-03

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in ZNC, the worst of which could result in privilege escalation.

Affected Packages

net-irc/znc on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.7.1
Unaffected versions >= 1.7.1

Background

ZNC is an advanced IRC bouncer.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in ZNC. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could read arbitary files and esclate privileges.

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-1.7.1"
 

References

Release Date
July 29, 2018

Latest Revision
July 29, 2018: 2

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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