GLSA-201512-13 : InspIRCd: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 87713


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201512-13 (InspIRCd: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in InspIRCd. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All InspIRCd users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-irc/inspircd-2.0.20'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 87713

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201512-13.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/01/04

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

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


Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/12/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6697, CVE-2015-6674, CVE-2015-8702

GLSA: 201512-13