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FreeBSD: inspircd -- DoS (CVE-2015-8702)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
04/16/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/01/2016
Modified
10/30/2017

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)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-inspircd

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