InspIRCd: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201512-13

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in InspIRCd, the worst allowing remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Packages

net-irc/inspircd on all architectures
Affected versions < 2.0.20
Unaffected versions >= 2.0.20

Background

InspIRCd is a modular Internet Relay Chat (IRC) server written in C++ which was created from scratch to be stable, modern and lightweight.

Description

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

Impact

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All InspIRCd users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-irc/inspircd-2.0.20"
 

References

Release Date
December 30, 2015

Latest Revision
December 30, 2015: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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