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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202210-20
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 Severity: Low
    Title: Nicotine+: Denial of Service
     Date: October 31, 2022
     Bugs: #835374
       ID: 202210-20

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Synopsis
========

A vulnerability has been found in Nicotine+ which could result in denial
of service.

Background
==========

Nicotine+ is a fork of nicotine, a Soulseek client in Python.

Affected packages
=================

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  net-p2p/nicotine+          < 3.2.1                      >= 3.2.1

Description
===========

Nicotine+ does not sufficiently validate file path in download requests.

Impact
======

A file path in a download request which contains a null character will
cause a crash of Nicotine+.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Nicotine+ users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-p2p/nicotine+-3.2.1"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2021-45848
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-45848

Availability
============

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

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202210-20

Concerns?
=========

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
[email protected] or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2022 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.

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

Gentoo: GLSA-202210-20: Nicotine+: Denial of Service

Summary

Nicotine+ does not sufficiently validate file path in download requests.

Resolution

All Nicotine+ users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-p2p/nicotine+-3.2.1"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2021-45848 https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-45848

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202210-20

Concerns

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 [email protected] or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org.

Severity
Severity: Low
Title: Nicotine+: Denial of Service
Date: October 31, 2022
Bugs: #835374
ID: 202210-20

Synopsis

A vulnerability has been found in Nicotine+ which could result in denial of service.

Background

Nicotine+ is a fork of nicotine, a Soulseek client in Python.

Affected Packages

------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 net-p2p/nicotine+ < 3.2.1 >= 3.2.1

Impact

A file path in a download request which contains a null character will cause a crash of Nicotine+.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

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