[gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 202107-22 ] InspIRCd: Information disclosure

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Severity: Low Title: InspIRCd: Information disclosure Date: July 09, 2021 Bugs: #791589 ID: 202107-22
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Synopsis ========
An information disclosure vulnerability in InspIRCd may allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information.
Background ==========
InspIRCd is a modular Internet Relay Chat (IRC) server written in C++ which was created from scratch to be stable, modern and lightweight.
Affected packages =================
——————————————————————- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ——————————————————————- 1 net-irc/inspircd < 3.10.0 >= 3.10.0
Description ===========
InspIRCd incorrectly handled malformed PONG messages, resulting in access of freed memory.
Impact ======
A remote attacker could send crafted packets to the server, possibly allowing them to obtain sensitive information.
Workaround ==========
There is no known workaround at this time.
Resolution ==========
All InspIRCd users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge –sync # emerge –ask –oneshot –verbose “>=net-irc/inspircd-3.10.0”
References ==========
[ 1 ] CVE-2021-33586 nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-33586
Availability ============
This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:
security.gentoo.org/glsa/202107-22
Concerns? =========
Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users’ machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at bugs.gentoo.org.
License =======
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