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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.703226
Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian Security Advisory DSA 3226-1 (inspircd - security update)
Summary:Adam discovered several problems in inspircd, an IRC daemon:;;An incomplete patch for CVE-2012-1836 ;;failed to adequately resolve the problem where maliciously crafted DNS;requests could lead to remote code execution through a heap-based buffer;overflow.;;The incorrect processing of specific DNS packets could trigger an;infinite loop, thus resulting in a denial of service.
Description:Summary:
Adam discovered several problems in inspircd, an IRC daemon:

An incomplete patch for CVE-2012-1836

failed to adequately resolve the problem where maliciously crafted DNS
requests could lead to remote code execution through a heap-based buffer
overflow.

The incorrect processing of specific DNS packets could trigger an
infinite loop, thus resulting in a denial of service.

Vulnerability Insight:
InspIRCd is a modular C++ IRC Daemon for several operating systems created
to provide a stable, modern, lightweight irc server from scratch and provide
a vast number of features in a modularised form using an advanced module API.
By keeping the functionality of the main core to a minimum, the server is very
stable, fast and customizable.

Affected Software/OS:
inspircd on Debian Linux

Solution:
For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.0.5-1+deb7u1.

For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie) and unstable
distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.16-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your inspircd packages.

CVSS Score:
7.5

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-1836
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#212651
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/212651
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-6696
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/08/26/1
Debian Security Information: DSA-3226 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3226
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-6697
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201512-13
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-6674
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