Debian: 2448-1: inspircd: buffer overflow
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian It was discovered that a heap-based buffer overflow in InspIRCd could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted DNS query. For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in [More...]
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2448-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                        Jonathan Wiltshire
April 10, 2012                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : inspircd
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2012-1836
Debian Bug     : 667914

It was discovered that a heap-based buffer overflow in InspIRCd could allow
remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted DNS query.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.1.22+dfsg-4+squeeze1.

For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.1.22+dfsg-4+wheezy1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.0.5-0.1.

We recommend that you upgrade your inspircd packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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