GLSA-201405-21 : Charybdis, ShadowIRCd: Denial of Service

This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


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-201405-21
(Charybdis, ShadowIRCd: Denial of Service)

A vulnerability has been discovered in Charybdis and ShadowIRCd. Please
review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker may be able to cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201405-21

Solution :

All Charybdis users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-irc/charybdis-3.4.2'
All ShadowIRCd users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-irc/shadowircd-6.3.3'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74063 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57085

CVE ID: CVE-2012-6084

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