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Debian: CVE-2015-8702: inspircd -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2015-8702: inspircd -- security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
03/24/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/28/2016
Modified
03/23/2020

Description

The DNS::GetResult function in dns.cpp in InspIRCd before 2.0.19 allows remote DNS servers to cause a denial of service (netsplit) via an invalid character in a PTR response, as demonstrated by a "\032" (whitespace) character in a hostname.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-inspircd

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