GLSA-201412-31 : ZNC: Denial of Service

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 80109


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201412-31 (ZNC: Denial of Service)

Multiple NULL pointer dereferences have been found in ZNC.
Impact :

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All ZNC users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-irc/znc-1.2-r1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80109

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201412-31.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/12/19

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:znc, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2014/12/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2130, CVE-2014-9403

GLSA: 201412-31