Debian: DSA-2448-1: inspircd security update

    Date10 Apr 2012
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    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
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2448-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    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/
    
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