GLSA-201209-09 : Atheme IRC Services: Denial of Service

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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-201209-09
(Atheme IRC Services: Denial of Service)

The &ldquo
myuser_delete()&rdquo
function in account.c does not properly remove
CertFP entries when deleting user accounts.

Impact :

A remote authenticated attacker may be able to cause a Denial of Service
condition or gain access to an Atheme IRC Services user account.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201209-09.xml

Solution :

All Atheme users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-irc/atheme-services-6.0.10'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62299 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52675

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1576