[USN-3950-1] ZNC vulnerability
Paulo Flabiano Smorigo
pfsmorigo at canonical.com
Thu Apr 18 21:08:21 UTC 2019
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3950-1
April 18, 2019
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 18.10
ZNC could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially
crafted network traffic.
- znc: advanced modular IRC bouncer
It was discovered that ZNC incorrectly handled certain invalid encodings.
An authenticated remote user could use this issue to cause ZNC to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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