Debian DSA-1848-1 : znc - directory traversal

High Nessus Plugin ID 44713


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


It was discovered that znc, an IRC proxy, did not properly process certain DCC requests, allowing attackers to upload arbitrary files.


Upgrade the znc package.

For the old stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version 0.045-3+etch3.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 0.058-2+lenny3.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 44713

File Name: debian_DSA-1848.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/02/24

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:znc, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/08/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2658

BID: 35757

DSA: 1848

CWE: 22