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PostPosted: Sun May 18, 2014 7:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201405-21 ] Charybdis, ShadowIRCd: Denial of Service Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Charybdis, ShadowIRCd: Denial of Service (GLSA 201405-21)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: May 18, 2014
Bug(s): #449544, #449790
ID: 201405-21

Synopsis

A vulnerability has been found in Charybdis and ShadowIRCd,
possibly resulting in remote Denial of Service.


Background

Charybdis is the Atheme Project’s IRC daemon based on ratbox.
ShadowIRCd is an IRC daemon based on Charybdis that adds several useful
features.


Affected Packages

Package: net-irc/charybdis
Vulnerable: < 3.4.2
Unaffected: >= 3.4.2
Architectures: All supported architectures

Package: net-irc/shadowircd
Vulnerable: < 6.3.3
Unaffected: >= 6.3.3
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

A vulnerability has been discovered in Charybdis and ShadowIRCd. Please
review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.


Impact

A remote attacker may be able to cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Charybdis users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-irc/charybdis-3.4.2"
   
All ShadowIRCd users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-irc/shadowircd-6.3.3"
   


References

CVE-2012-6084
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