A vulnerability has been found in Nicotine+ which could result in denial of service.
|Package||net-p2p/nicotine+ on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 3.2.1|
|Unaffected versions||>= 3.2.1|
Nicotine+ is a fork of nicotine, a Soulseek client in Python.
Nicotine+ does not sufficiently validate file path in download requests.
A file path in a download request which contains a null character will cause a crash of Nicotine+.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Nicotine+ users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-p2p/nicotine+-3.2.1"
October 31, 2022
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