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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Gentoo =3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D A directory traversal was found in ZNC, allowing for overwriting of arbitrary files.
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 200909-17
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  Severity: Normal
     Title: ZNC: Directory traversal
      Date: September 13, 2009
      Bugs: #278684
        ID: 200909-17

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Synopsis
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A directory traversal was found in ZNC, allowing for overwriting of
arbitrary files.

Background
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ZNC is an advanced IRC bouncer.

Affected packages
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     Package      /  Vulnerable  /                          Unaffected
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  1  net-irc/znc       < 0.074                                >=3D 0.074

Description
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The vendor reported a directory traversal vulnerability when processing
DCC SEND requests.

Impact
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A remote, authenticated user could send a specially crafted DCC SEND
request to overwrite arbitrary files with the privileges of the user
running ZNC, and possibly cause the execution of arbitrary code e.g. by
uploading a malicious ZNC module.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All ZNC users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose =3Dnet-irc/znc-0.074

References
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  [ 1 ] CVE-2009-2658
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=3DCVE-2009-2658

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200909-17.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2009 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
 
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