Ubuntu 3950-1: ZNC vulnerability

    Date18 Apr 2019
    CategoryUbuntu
    2713
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    ZNC could be made to crash or run programs if it received speciallycrafted network traffic.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3950-1
    April 18, 2019
    
    znc vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 18.10
    
    Summary:
    
    ZNC could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially
    crafted network traffic.
    
    Software Description:
    - znc: advanced modular IRC bouncer
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that ZNC incorrectly handled certain invalid encodings.
    An authenticated remote user could use this issue to cause ZNC to crash,
    resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 18.10:
      znc                             1.7.1-2ubuntu0.1
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3950-1
      CVE-2019-9917
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/znc/1.7.1-2ubuntu0.1
    
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