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From: "Christopher Díaz Riveros" <chrisadr@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201807-03 ] ZNC:Multiple Vulnerabilities
Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2018 22:03:58
Message-Id: 1532901757.2539.1.camel@gentoo.org
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201807-03
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                                           https://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: ZNC:Multiple Vulnerabilities
     Date: July 29, 2018
     Bugs: #661228
       ID: 201807-03

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in ZNC, the worst of which
could result in privilege escalation.

Background
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ZNC is an advanced IRC bouncer.

Affected packages
=================

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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  net-irc/znc                < 1.7.1-rc1              >= 1.7.1-rc1 

Description
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in ZNC. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
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A remote attacker could read arbitary files and esclate privileges.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All ZNC users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-irc/znc-1.7.1-rc1"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2018-14055
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-14055
[ 2 ] CVE-2018-14056
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-14056

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201807-03

Concerns?
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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@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2018 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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