GLSA-200909-17 : ZNC: Directory traversal

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200909-17
(ZNC: Directory traversal)

The vendor reported a directory traversal vulnerability when processing
DCC SEND requests.

Impact :

A remote, authenticated user could send a specially crafted DCC SEND
request to overwrite arbitrary files with the privileges of the user
running ZNC, and possibly cause the execution of arbitrary code e.g. by
uploading a malicious ZNC module.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200909-17.xml

Solution :

All ZNC users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-irc/znc-0.074'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40964 (gentoo_GLSA-200909-17.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2658