Debian DSA-4252-1 : znc - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111175


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Jeriko One discovered two vulnerabilities in the ZNC IRC bouncer which could result in privilege escalation or denial of service.


Upgrade the znc packages.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 1.6.5-1+deb9u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 111175

File Name: debian_DSA-4252.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/20

Updated: 2019/03/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:znc, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/07/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-14055, CVE-2018-14056

DSA: 4252